arabic freekeh soup recipe

arabic freekeh soup recipe

By: Maryam Mohammed
Recipe date: 24/07/2023

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Freekeh description
Freekeh is a cereal food made from green durum wheat that is roasted and rubbed to create its flavour. It is an ancient dish derived from Levantine and North African cuisines remaining popular in many countries of the eastern Mediterranean Basin, where durum wheat originated.

can you use freekeh in soup made from meat, freekeh, onions, spices, sauce and oil. Peas, chickpeas, pumpkin and celery can also be added to it. In this case, each serving of this soup contains 241 calories and 7g of fat, most of which are unsaturated fats.

freekeh soup ingredients :

3 Tbsp olive oil
1 cup onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup cracked green wheat (freekeh), thoroughly washed 3 times
4 cups vegetable broth
Salt to taste

How make freekeh soup :

In a pot over medium heat, saute the chopped onions with olive oil until lightly browned.
Add cleaned freekeh and stir with onions for a minute or two (roasting freekeh before cooking gives them a richer flavor).
Add vegetable stock, cover the pot and leave it under low-medium heat for about an hour or until freekeh is very tender.
Set aside to cool slightly before blending the mixture.
Adjust seasoning and if too thick add up to 2 cups water to thin out according to taste.
Serve hot with green olives and your preference of bread.

Bon appetit