* 1 cup red lentil
* 6-7 cups water
* 1/2 cup fine bulgur
* salt to taste
* 1 middle size onion
* 2 table spoons tomato paste
* 1/2 tea spoon hot pepper sauce or paste
* 2 table spoons olive oil
* 1 tea spoon red pepper flakes
* 1 tea spoon dried peppermint flakes
Peel, wash and mince the onion. Then place it in a soup pot. Add olive oil and saute the onion.
Wash red lentil and add it to the pot together with bulgur, tomatoe paste, pepper sauce and salt. Cook them until lentil and bulgur are soft. Let it boil few minutes and then remove pot from the heat.
Pour soup in plates and decorate top with red pepper and peppermint flakes. Serve it hot.
It is for four servings.