Quick & Easy

Vegetarian harira

For Moroccans, harira soup is a Ramadan ritual.
vegetarian harira



1.Melt butter in large saucepan, add onion, garlic and ginger; cook, stirring, until onion softens. Add spices, celery, carrot, the water and purée; bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
2.Add lentils, rice and chickpeas; simmer, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until rice and lentils are almost tender. Add zucchini and tomato; simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until zucchini is tender. Remove from heat; stir in juice. Season to taste.

Brown basmati rice is available from most major supermarkets. If it is not available, use white basmati rice instead.


Related stories