Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Lentil Soup (Toor dal soup)

This soup has a lot of protein , since it is made with toor dal. This soup is a great appetizer.
  • 1/2 cup Toor dal
  • 3 coves Garlic (crushed)
  • 1 Tomato
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp pepper
  • 1 Tsp oil
  • 1 Sprig curry leaves
  • 1 Tsp coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste.
Cook the toor dal in a pressure cooker along with 2 cups of water, tomato, and green chillies.
When the dal is cooked mash the dal and tomato and bring it to a liquid consistency.
Heat oil in a kadai add garlic curry leaves and the dal mixture.
Add Turmeric powder, pepper and cumin powder.
Let the liquid boil till the raw smell is gone.
Serve hot.

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