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Harira

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time40 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 40 mins

Adapted from The Spruce Eats

Ingredients
 200 g ground meat (lamb, beef or chicken)
 3 tbsp vegetable oil
 800 ml water
 3 tbsp tomato paste
 1 tsp ground cinnamon
 1 tbsp ground ginger
 1 tsp black pepper
 1 tbsp salt
 ½ tsp tumeric
 1 bunch cilantro, finely chopped
 ¼ cup parsley, finely chopped
 2 stalks celery, chopped
 1 onion, minced
 200 g cooked chickpeas
 50 g dried lentils
 400 g chopped tomatoes (canned is fine)
 50 g uncooked rice
Directions
1

Heat the oil in a soup pot and once hot, add the meat and cook until browned, about 5-6 minutes.

2

Add the cilantro, parsley, celery, onion, spices, water, and tomatoes.

3

Heat over high heat until rolling boil then set heat to low.

4

Add the lentils, chickpeas, and tomato paste and let cook for 15-20 minutes.

5

Add the rice, and cook an addition 15-20 minutes.

6

Adjust seasoning, add thickening agent if you like (1 tbsp cornstrach + water, or 1 tbsp flour + water).

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6