Fakes Recipe

Fakes is a delicious and nutritious soup. Learn how to make/prepare Fakes by following this easy recipe.
Fakes Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/2 Pound of small lentils, rinsed
  • 4-1/4 Cups of water
  • 1 Medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Pound of ripe tomatoes, puréed
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 Cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Cup of olive oil
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Red wine vinegar
How to make Fakes:
  • Add the water, tomatoes, bay leaves, onion, and garlic in a heavy bottomed pot.
  • Bring it to a slow boil on medium flame and add the lentils and oil to it.
  • Decrease the flame and simmer partially covered for about 1 to 1-1/2 hours till lentils are done.
  • Remove it from the flame and take out the bay leaves.
  • Add salt and pepper to it.
  • Fakes is ready, serve it with vinegar on the side, added to the taste.