Winter Food Inspo - Middle East Lentil Soup

Winter Food Inspo - Middle East Lentil Soup

Growing up Middle Eastern, Lentil Soup is one of those food staples that ticks many boxes - a hearty dish that is full of flavors, super easy to make, and nutritious.

Known in the Middle East as Chorbat el Ads, this is a 'cooks-itself', hearty, delicious soup.

It is made with only 4 simple ingredients you already have in your pantry. 

This recipe serves 4 – 6


  • 2.5 cups red lentil
  • 2 medium onion, cubed
  • 1 small sized carrot, peeled and cubed
  • 2 tsp. cumin powder
  • 1 tsp. fine black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. salt (or more)
  • ½ tsp 7 spice (if you have it handy)
  • 2.5–3  liters of water
  • 1 tbsps. fresh chopped parsley
  • Fried Pita Bread sprinkled on top (optional)
  • Caramelized onions (very finely chopped), Optional

Sahtain! (To your health!)