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Red Lentil and Coconut Soup Recipe

Red Lentil and Coconut Soup is a popular Indian Soups and Stews
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On :
Wednesday, 8 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Soups and Stews Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups - Coconut Milk (freshly made, or canned)
  • 1 cup - red lentils, washed until water runs clear
  • 1 - onions, finely chopped
  • 2-3 Cloves - Garlic
  • 1 inch piece - Lemon grass, chopped into thin slices
  • 1 tsp - cumin coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - paprika (or as per taste)
  • 1 - Lemon
  • 3 - scallions
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Few sprigs of Cilantro for garnish
  • How to Make Red Lentil and Coconut Soup:

    1. In a saucepan, in 1/2 tsp oil, saute onions, garlic and lemon grass until soft.
    2. Add the lentils along with all the spices. Add the coconut milk, 2 cups water (add more to suit your consistency) bring to a boil and then simmer covered until soft and mushy
    3. Add the juice of lemon, scallions, salt, pepper.
    4. Serve warm garnished with scallions, paprika and cilantro.
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