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Golden Lentil Soup

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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How to Make

  • Soak moong dal for 15 mins, drain water and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cinnamon, cloves and fry it for a min.
  • Then add garlic and onions allow it to saute until onions turn golden brown.
  • Then add carrot, tomatoes, saute until tomatoes turn slightly mushy.
  • Now add soaked moong dal, turmeric powder, chilli powder, and salt.
  • Add 3 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 - 4 whistles.
  • When pressure releases, open the cooker and let it cool.
  • Discard cinnamon and cloves alone, and grind the remaining ingredients in a mixie until smooth.
  • Add pepper powder and mix well.
  • Add water if the soup is thick, adjust according to your taste.
  • Garnish with lemon juice and serve hot with bread/soup stick.
  • Recipe and Image courtesy: Sharmis Passions