Curried Egyptian Soup with Caramelized Onions

Nov 5, 2019

This lentil soup recipe is perfect for those chilly fall days. Its creamy texture mixed with the sweet caramelized onions warms you to the bone.

Curried Egyptian Soup with Caramelized Onions

Prep 10 mins

Cook 20 mins

Total 30 mins

Author Reclaimers of Health


  • 8 cups water
  • 2 1/2 cups dry red lentils (rinsed)
  • 3 yellow medium onions (peeled and sliced, divided)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tsps cumin
  • 2 tsps sea salt
  • 2 lemons (juiced)


  • In a large pot, heat the water over high heat while you prepare the remaining ingredients
  • Add the lentils, 2/3 of the onion, garlic, cumin and salt. Simmer for 20 minutes
  • Meanwhile, prepare a separate pan over medium-high heat with a bit of water. Add the remaining onions and cook until soft and golden brown, about 15 to 20 minutes. Stir frequently and add more water as needed. Set aside.
  • Add lemon juice to the soup and adjust the salt to your preference. Use a handheld blender to puree the soup until it reaches a smooth consistency
  • Divide into bowls and top with the caramelized onions. Enjoy!

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