Adas w Kusa Salad

Cilantro – 1 cup, chopped
Yellow Lentil – 1 cup
Kusa (Zucchini) – 4 Medium chopped
Cumin powder – 1 teaspoon
Olive Oil – 2 teaspoons


Garlic – 2 cloves, chopped
Olive Oil – 1/4 cup
Fresh Ginger – 2 teaspoon pealed and chopped

Lemon juice – 1/4 cup
Olive Oil – 1/2 cup
Persian Allspice
Salt – 1 teaspoons

Cooking directions:

  • Place the lentil, 1 teaspoon of Persian Allspice in a pot with 4 cups of boiling water for 20 Minutes or until the lentil is chewable.
  • Saute  Zucchini for 3 minutes in olive oil
  • Add lentils and chopped ginger cover and cook on medium heat stove top for 10 minutes
  • Add sauteed cilantro and garlic, and allow it to cool for 1/2 hr
  • In a sauce pan, saute the mint, scallions and ginger in 1/4 cup of olive oil for 3 minutes.
  • Add lemon juice, place in a serving plate, decorate with garnish mix

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