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Golden lentil soup
By : J Sharmilee
Category : Starters and accompaniments, Lentils
Servings : 2
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
Rating :
  1. Soak moong dal for 15 mins, drain water and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cinnamom, cloves let it fry for a min then add garlic and onions allow it to saute until onions turn golden brown.
  3. Then add carrot, tomatoes, saute until tomatoes turn slightly mushy.
  4. Now add soaked moong dal, turmeric powder, chilli powder, required salt.
  5. Add 3 cups of water and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles.
  6. When pressure releases, open and let it cool.
  7. Discard cinnamom and cloves alone, and grind the remaining ingredients in a mixie until smooth.
  8. Add pepper powder and mix well.
  9. Add water if the soup is thick, adjust according to your taste.
  10. Garnish with lemon juice and serve hot with bread/soup stick.

Recipe courtesy:

1/4 cup - moong dal
1 small - carrot
1 - tomato
Turmeric powder, a pinch
1/2 tsp - chilli powder
1 tsp - pepper powder
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp - lemon juice

To temper:
1 - clove
1/4 inch piece - cinnamon
3 cloves - garlic
1/2 - onion

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