Ash-e anar

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Ash-e anar
Ash-e anar Electus
Servings:Serves 8
Ready in:1 hour 20 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 5 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty

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This unusual soup has Persian origins. It can be made with or without the meatballs.

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  1. Wash and drain the lentils after checking for stones etc.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a large pan and fry the onions for 5 minutes until softened
  3. Add the meatballs, rice, lentils and pepper and stir fry for a minutes or two
  4. Add the salt and water and bring to the boil
  5. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until the lentils are cooked
  6. Add the pomegranate juice and simmer for another 15 minutes
  7. Meanwhile, melt the remaining tablespoons of butter and sautee the mint and raisins for a minute
  8. Add to the soup with the chopped spring onions and parsley
  9. Sprinkle with a few pomegranate seeds and serve

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