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Spicy Tomato-Dal Soup Recipe

Spicy Tomato-Dal Soup is a popular Indian Soups and Stews
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On :
Thursday, 20 April, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Soups and Stews Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 3 - firm ripe Tomatoes
  • 1 stalk Curry leaves
  • 1 sprig - Mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - coriander finely chopped
  • 4 cups - dal, lentil or vegetable stock
  • 1 - Bay Leaf
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumins and Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 3 pinches - Asafoetida powder
  • 3 pinches - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • Roast and grind to a powder:
  • 6 - peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 2 - dry Red Chillies
  • How to Make Spicy Tomato-Dal Soup:

    1. Halve tomatoes, scoop out seeds and inner pulp. Set aside.
    2. Boil remaining tomatoes in 1 cup water till soft.
    3. Peel off skin of boiled tomatoes, discard.
    4. Grind rest to a smooth puree.
    5. Add saved tomato seeds and pulp. Mix and set aside.
    6. Heat oil in a deep vessel. Add bay leaf, seeds, chillies, curry leaves, asafoetida and splutter.
    7. Add tomato puree, all other ingredients, ground powder and bring to a boil.
    8. Simmer for 2 mins, add stock, stir and bring back to a boil.
    9. Simmer for 4-5 mins.
    10. This soup should not be very thin, it should have dal-like consistency.
    11. Serve hot with steamed rice, and papadums.




     

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