Ingredients for Cooking Lentil Moss
- Lentils 1.5 cups
- Dried apricots 1/2 cup
- Walnuts peeled 1/2 cup
- Onion 1 medium onion
- Vegetable oil 1-2 tbsp. spoons
- Parsley 1 small bunch
- Ground black pepper to taste
- Salt to taste
- Main ingredients: Dried apricots, Nuts, Lentils
- Serving 4 servings
- World Cuisine
Inventory:Saucepan, Frying Pan, Mortar, Colander or Sieve, Cutting Board, Wooden or Dining Spoon, Measuring Cup, Knife
Cooking lentils moshosha:
Step 1: take red or white lentils.There are different types of lentils. For cooking moshosh, it is better to take red or white lentils. The variety determines not only the taste of the product, but also the preferred cooking methods, which is especially important for those who wish to experiment with lentils in the home menu.
Step 2: prepare the lentils for cooking.
Step 3: take dried apricots.We take dried apricots, pour it into a colander or sieve and rinse under a stream of cold water. Then put in a plate and put aside. To choose a good dried apricot that has not been processed with "harmful chemistry", follow the ancient wise rule "Not all that glitters is gold!". Pay attention to her appearance. It should be elastic and slightly harsh, matte with an ash tint - this is what this dried fruit becomes when properly dried. While vibrating dried apricots, take a look at the nondescript grayish, pale yellow fruits, or the fruits of dark brown color - you have a chance that they were not treated with chemicals. It may still be pale orange, yellowish, because it contains a lot of carotene.
Step 4: take the walnuts.
Step 5: take onions.Peel onions, rinse thoroughly and chop with a knife. Then pour the chopped onion into a pan with warmed vegetable oil and fry it until transparent, constantly stirring with a wooden or tablespoon.
Step 6: take a bunch of parsley.When buying parsley, you should pay attention to its appearance. The main criterion for evaluating acquired parsley is freshness. It is proved that in cut greens up to 70% of vitamins, in particular ascorbic acid, are destroyed within an hour after collection. Take parsley and rinse thoroughly, shake off water and finely chop.
Step 7: mix the ingredients.In a pan with boiled lentils, add chopped nuts, dried apricots and chopped onions. Cook over low heat, stirring with a wooden or tablespoon, for 10 to 15 minutes. Then the dish is ready!
Step 8: Serve the lentil moss.Put the moshosh on a flat dish, sprinkle with black pepper and finely chopped parsley. Lentil moss can be served both cold and hot. Enjoy your meal!
- - Mshosh is better to cook from red or white lentils.
- - To give the dish a pleasant acidity in lentil mosshosh instead of dried apricots, you can
- add prunes or dried dogwood.
- - Lentil moshosh can be served as an independent dish, as it is
- perfect for rice.