Adapted from The Sultan's Kitchen: A Turkish Cookbook, a 1998 cookbook by ozcan Ozan, who owns Sultan's Kitchen restaurant in Boston.
Turks like ground or flaked red pepper that's slightly moist, coarse and usually labelled "pul biber." You could substitute paprika, Indian chili powder or red...
75 grams red lentils, washed thoroughly
1 Lt beef stock or water
1 tablespoon flour
1 onion. quatered
1 carrot, sliced into small pieces
1 tablespoon butter
salt to taste
Lightly saute onion in butter.
Add flour and lightly brown.
Add water, lentils and carrot...