Adasi (Persian Lentil Soup) from Cooking and Cooking
Yield: Serves 5-6

In a large pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add onion and fry for 5-6 minutes. Add turmeric powder and crushed tomato; fry for 1 minute. Add lentils, water, cinnamon, angelica, curry, oregano, salt and pepper. Cover the pot and simmer over medium-low heat until lentils are tender and desired thickness, stirring occasionally. Add more water during cooking if necessary. Add lemon juice, taste and adjust seasoning.