Easy Persian Recipes in English

Adas

August 2, 2013

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Adas - Green Lentils

Adas – Green Lentils

Adas or more commonly known in the west as Green Lentils is an inexpensive source of protein.

Adas – green lentils – is the main ingredient for Adas Polo. Adas is readily available from regular supermarkets, either tinned or dried. The dried version requires cooking prior to using in rice dishes. Simply rapid boil in salted water until just soft. Using lentils in other recipes will require more cooking to make them softer and easier to mash.

Adas (green lentils) are a great source of carbohydrates and protein based dietary fibre having an average of 25% protein.