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Adas Careh (Lentil Butter)

1 c Uncooked lentils
1/2 ts Salt
2 1/4 c Water
1 tb Olive oil
6 Green onions, sliced
1 sm Garlic clove, minced
1 1/2 tb Parsley
1 ds Cayenne
1 ds Turmeric
1/4 c Water, as needed




Combine water, lentils, salt in a pot. Cook till lentils are soft. Drain, reserve stock.

Heat oil in skillet & saute onions & garlic till onions are translucent. Add parsley & spices & cook another minute. Set aside.

Combine lentils, cooking water & onion mixture in a food processor, adding more water a tb at a time as needed till the mixture reaches a spreadable consistency.

Refrigerate a few hours before serving. Spread on whole grain crackers or use as a vegetable dip.


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