North African Garnish Topping –

North African Garnish Topping

  By lentilsorg    

January 8, 2021

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  1. Mix all ingredients together and store in a sealed container.

*To fry split red lentils, fry for 2-3 minutes in fryer.
To oven roast split red lentils, soak for 1 hour and roast in oven for 15-20 minutes at 400°F.

**To make North African spice seasoning, combine the following:
3 parts ground cinnamon
2 parts ground turmeric
3 parts ground cumin
2 parts ground coriander
2 parts ground ginger
2 parts ground cardamom
1 part ground nutmeg
1 part ground clove
½ part ground mace
1 part ground cayenne
1 part garlic powder
½ part ground celery seed
1 part ground black pepper
1 part dried crushed rose petals
1 part nigella seeds
½ part saffron threads


3 parts fried or oven roasted split red lentils*

1 part North African spice seasoning**

1 part toasted white sesame seeds

¼ part orange zest

1 part fresh parsley leaves, minced