Aash is a hearty Persian soup that’s loaded with herbs, occasionally meat and a grain or noodles. Whip up a wholesome and soul-satisfying bowl using just store cupboard staples.
|Prep time||15 minutes|
|Cook time||40 minutes|
|Given the cook-at-home nature of Spinneys and natural variations in ingredients, nutritional information is approximated. See details|
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Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan and sauté the chopped onions for 5 minutes over a medium heat until softened.
Add the chopped herbs and cook until wilted – approx. 2 minutes. Add the crushed garlic and sauté gently.
Add the tamarind, smoked paprika, tomato purée, butter and flour and stir until fully incorporated. Add the stock and water at once and season well.
Bring to a boil then add the soaked overnight (strained) lentils. Simmer uncovered over a low heat for 30 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
Season well and serve with the dill sprinkled on top.