L for Linsen Suppe

14 Apr

Linsen Suppe (a) Lentil Soup has been one of the most consumed item in the Turkish Restaurant, for me personally, in the last weeks or months.

As the name suggests, it is just made out of Lentil cooked & mashed into a soup.  Something that we all can make at home.  The variety of Lentil that Turkish restaurants use is different from our Thoor Dhal that we would use at home.  And yes, that does impart a different taste too.

Usually this soup is served with breads and good enough to be a full meal.

Linsensuppe

In German cuisine also they make Linsen Suppe but mostly it is also with meat.  So it is better to clarify in the restaurant if the soup is only with Lentils & is vegetarian.

Recently, had the Linsensuppe in an Indian Restaurant and that was made out of our own Thoor Dhal 🙂   At the outset, it is like Dhal water turned into a soup…at gross that is what it is…but somehow gets tasty when it is thickened and mashed.  Try it at home, if you fancy tasting one 🙂

Since I lost the pictures I clicked, I have just embedded one from the internet.  The restaurants serves more bread than is shown here in the picture 🙂

Note: Image is from the internet and image source is : http://liebeimbauch.blogspot.de/2010/03/turkische-linsensuppe-mit-fladenbrot-2.html

 

 

 

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3 Responses to “L for Linsen Suppe”

  1. Deepa April 14, 2014 at 10:17 am #

    🙂 do they add any extra spice / cream etc? yumm for a cold evening though.

  2. Aarthi Sivaramakrishnan April 15, 2014 at 1:23 am #

    Healthy, healthy!!! Dropping in from the A-Z Challenge. GOod luck with the rest of the challenge.

  3. Jenz April 26, 2014 at 12:37 pm #

    aarthi – thanks for dropping by & yes…have come thus far! Last few days to go 🙂

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