Lentil Soup (Ezogelin)

Lentil Soup (Ezogelin)

Specific to Turkish cuisine, with flavors of Anatolia’s indispensable, we are here for thousands of years with a soup recipe. Regardless of the main dish you choose from recipes, you will have a menu that is compatible with it. Ezogelin soup recipe; It is a very fertile soup. It is nutritious, delicious, practical. In addition to all this, it is the indispensable soup of all kebab restaurants with its relentless competition with red lentil soup.


  • 2 cup of red lentils
  • 3 tablespoons rice
  • 2 tablespoons of bulgur
  • 1 piece of dry onion
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 6 cups hot water
  • 1 teaspoon mint
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Cooking Steps;

  1. Boil hot water in a large pot. 2 tea cups of red lentil, washed with water, 3 tablespoons rice, 2 tablespoons of bulgur and 1 teaspoon of salt into the pot.
  2. For about 35 minutes, cook until the red lentils are soft.
  3. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a separate pan. Add 1 cubes of chopped onion and start roasting.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon tomato paste and 1 teaspoon of mint on the onions and sauté for 2 more minutes.
  5. After the tomato paste is slightly roasted, remove the onion sauce from the stove.
  6. After adding the mixture of onions mixed with the sauce that you have boiled the pots, cook the soup you mix quickly for 10 minutes.
  7. Serve warm with lemon juice and chili peppers.
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