Quick Lentil Soup

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Total Time:
25-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1-cup lentil dal
  • 1 Tomato (pureed)
  • 1 small onion (crushed in mixer)
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/8 tsp - turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - sugar (optional)
  • 1 pinch - asafoetida
  • 2 tsp - lemon juice
  • 2-3 cup water

How to Make Quick Lentil Soup

  • Pressure cook the lentil dal.
  • Mash it and keep it aside.
  • Cut tomato and onion into pieces and grind it in mixer, till crushed properly.
  • Put ghee in a pan and heat.
  • Put asafetida, rai and jeera.
  • Allow it to splutter.
  • Let ghee cool down for a while.
  • Now, put red chilli powder, turmeric powder.
  • Add crushed tomato and onion and stir.
  • Cover the pan with lid and turn the burner to medium for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add lentil dal and 2-3 cup of water, (according to consistency you want) also add sugar (if you want) and lemon juice.
  • Stir.
  • Allow one boil.
  • Now, your soup is ready.
  • Garnish with coriander and serve hot.