Moroccan Harira Soup

Murmures
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Moroccan Harira Soup
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Description

Harira is a traditional moroccan soup made with lamb, chickpeas, lentils, rice and packed with a punch of flavor in every spoonful. Seasoned with ginger, cinnamon, saffron, and turmeric, this moroccan inspired soup is a great hot meal for those especially cold days.

Ingredients

200 grams chickpeas
100 grams lentils
100 grams rice
1 yellow onion (finely chopped)
2 celery ribs (finely chopped)
3 tomatoes (large, coarsely chopped)
400 grams lamb cubes
2 garlic cloves (crushed)
2 tablespoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon turmeric
saffron
1/2 liter water (boiled)
2 tablespoons flour
125 milliliters chicken stock
cilantro leaves (or mint leaves)
salt
ground black pepper
lemon slices

Directions

1Soak dried chickpeas overnight in a bowl filled with water; or use canned chickpeas.
2Melt the butter in a large pot.
3Fry the onion, celery, and garlic until the onion is tender.
4Add ginger, cinnamon, pepper, turmeric, and a pinch of saffron, cook until aromas are released.
5Add the lamb, simmer for 10 minutes so the spices penetrate the meat.
6Add chickpeas and tomatoes, keep stirring until the tomatoes are tender.
7Pour in water, and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 35 minutes.
8Add the lentils and rice.
9Mix the flour with chicken stock. Pour the mixture into the pan. Continue cooking and stirring until the soup thickens, and the rice is cooked, for about 25 minutes.
10Remove from heat.
11Garnish with coriander or mint leaves, and lemon slices.
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NutritionView more

540Calories
Sodium20%DV470mg
Fat37%DV24g
Protein59%DV30g
Carbs17%DV51g
Fiber56%DV14g

PER SERVING *

Calories540Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat24g37%
Saturated Fat10g50%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol75mg25%
Sodium470mg20%
Potassium980mg28%
Protein30g59%
Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate51g17%
Dietary Fiber14g56%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.