Heat oil in soup pot.
Brown onion in oil over medium heat until golden brown, about 15 to 20
Stir in minced garlic.
Cook until browned.
Add water, lentils, spices
and dried plums. Cover and simmer over medium heat until lentils are soft,
about 45 minutes. If necessary, add more water so that it doesn't burn.
It will take about 45 minutes to cook. It should be a thick soup.
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Tip: The amount of
garlic is a matter of personal taste.
this recipe from www.inmamaskithchen.com