Harira Soup

Harira Soup

Harira, a savory Moroccan soup made with dried legumes; lentil, chickpeas, fava beans, is traditionally cooked with lamb or lamb broth.

Ingredients for Harira Soup:

Serves 4 - 6

- 1 lb - 450g lamb meat, cubed

- 2 onions, chopped

- 1 can (29 oz - 800g) diced tomatoes

- 1 can (14 oz - 400g) garbanzo beans, drained

- 7 cups - 1,7l water

- 5 oz - 140g green lentils

- 4 oz - 110g vermicelli pasta

- 2 eggs, beaten

- 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

- 1/4 tsp ground ginger

- 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

- 2 tbs olive oil

- 1 stalk celery, chopped

- 1 lemon, juiced

- Salt & Black Pepper

How to make Harira Soup:

Place the olive oil, lamb, onion,turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, celery and cilantro into a large soup pot over a low heat.

Stir frequently for 5 minutes.

Pour tomatoes (reserve juice) into the mixture and let simmer for 20 minutes.

Pour tomato juice, 7 cups water, and the lentils into the pot.

Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to simmer.

Let soup simmer, covered, for 2 hours.

Season with pepper and salt.

Pour chickpeas and noodles into the soup, let cook until noodles are al dente.

Stir in lemon and eggs, let eggs cook 1 minute.

Season with pepper and salt.


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