Day 5 of the 12 Days of Caravan-Serai Cooking

Ari’ w Adas (Squash & Lentil Stew)

This is a favorite from The Gaza Kitchen: a Palestinian Culinary Journey, by Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt. If you pick up this cookbook, you will find it on page 64.


6-7 Cups chopped pumpkin or butternut squash
1 Cup red lentils, rinsed
1 onion, chopped
6 Cups water or broth
5 Cloves of garlic
1 Tsp salt
1/2 Tsp dried red pepper flakes
3/4 Tsp ...
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