Prepare the ingredients for The Best Arabic Lentil Soup Recipe, also known as Shorbat Adas. 

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In a saucepan set over medium heat, lightly fry the diced onion, carrot, and celery until they become tender.

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Mix in garlic and spices, cook until the soup base becomes aromatic and soft.

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Add tomato puree or diced tomatoes into the mixture.

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Stir in lentils and rice, blending them with the onion and spice mix for full coverage. The rice adds thickness to the soup.

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Add the stock, bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to simmer Arabic lentil soup.

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Finish your best Arabic lentil soup with fresh lemon juice and garnish with lemon slices and cilantro for extra freshness.

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