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Lentil Soup with Coconut

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Total Time:
45 mins
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make

  • Wash lentils thoroughly.
  • Soak in water for atleast 6 hours. Drain.
  • Finely chop the shallots.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of ghee in a pan.
  • Add and sauté lentils for about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer this into a pressure cooker, add turmeric powder and water. Cook until 2 whistles, reduce flame and cook for another 20 minutes.
  • In the same pan heat the 1 tbsp ghee.
  • Add mustard seeds, allow to pop.
  • Add curry leaves sauté till they get fried and curl.
  • Add dried red chilli, broken in small pieces and Shallots. Sauté till golden brown.
  • In a separate pan add the remaining ghee, add garlic andsauté for 2 minutes. Add coconut and allow it to become light brown.
  • Now to the mashed and well cooked lentil soup add the sautéed ingredients and salt.
  • Drizzle a few drops of fresh melted ghee on the soup and now it is ready to be served.