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Healthy Soup Recipe: Garlicky Lentil and Tomato Soup

  By posted Apr 12th 2014
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lentil soup

This garlicky flavoured lentil and tomato soup is not only low in calories but is also rich in proteins and zinc. Its creamy texture and flavour makes it a perfectly balanced meal. So, go ahead and give this recipe a try.


Ingredients
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped garlic
1/2 cup masoor dal (split red lentil) , washed and drained
3/4 cup chopped tomatoes
2 tsp oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1/2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
2 tsp lemon juice

For The Garnish
1 tbsp cooked rice, optional

Method
1.    Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
2.    Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
3.    Add the chilli powder and tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
4.    Add the masoor dal, salt and 2 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for three whistles.
5.    Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Set aside to cool.
6.    Once cooled, blend in a mixer to form a smooth purée.
7.    Transfer the purée to a deep pan, add 2 cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
8.    Add the lemon juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
9.    Serve hot.

 







 

 

Recipe Courtesy: Garlicky Lentil and Tomato Soup, TarlaDalal.com

*Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images

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