Lentil Soup Recipe

Lentil soup is a heartwarming, beautiful, hearty, full-flavoured soup. The natural flavour of lentil is delicious, and along with a blend of few vegetables and selected spices, this soup becomes one of the best indeed. As a bonus lentil soup turns out to be a super healthy, protein-packed meal as well.

Nutritional info

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1 Tbsp(12.0 gm) Masoor Dal
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1/8 Cup(15.0 gm) Onion (Diced)
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1/8 Cup(18.0 gm) Carrot (Diced)
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1 Tbsp(10.0 gm) Celery Stalk (Chopped)
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1 Tsp(2.0 gm) Garlic (Chopped)
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1/8 Tsp(0.31 gm) Black Pepper(Powder)
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1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
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1 Tsp(3.0 ml) Oil
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As Required(200.0 ml) Water
  • Overnight soak and pressure cook masoor dal, keep aside.

  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a frying pan at a low flame. Add 1/8th cup diced onion and sauté.

  • Once the onions start to become transparent, add 1 tsp chopped garlic, 1/8th cup diced carrots, 1 tbsp chopped celery, 3 tbsp of the previously soaked and cooked masoor dal and sauté.

  • Once slightly cooked, pour in a little water and add 1/4th tsp salt along with 1/8th tsp black pepper and mix properly.

  • Bringing it to a boil, allow the soup to simmer and cook.

  • Take off the flame, pour in a blender and blend to obtain a soup like consistency.

  • Garnish with a coriander leaf.

  • Serve hot.