In a large pan, heat a glug of olive oil.
Add the potato and onion and keep stirring for a few minutes over a low to medium heat.
Now add your lentils and mix together.
Add your chopped tomato, chilli and cumin, then stir.
Now add two mugfuls of hot water or stock, salt and pepper and stir everything together.
Bring to the boil and then cover and simmer for around 20 minutes.
Remove the lid and give your red lentil soup a stir.
Add more water or stock if necessary.
Simmer for a further 15-20 minutes.
Remove from the heat and mash or blend your red lentil soup.
Ladle your soup into serving bowls and sprinkle your chilli flakes and dried mint over the top.
Squeeze the juice of the lemon wedge into your soup.
Now your Turkish red lentil soup is ready for you to enjoy.