Lentil Soup- Easy and Delicious

Lentil Soup- Easy and Delicious

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A delicious soup made using red lentils flavoured with combination of vegetables and seasonings and a light dash of butter!

Lentil Soup- Easy and Delicious recipe - How to make Lentil Soup- Easy and Delicious

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1 cup red gram dal
1 onion , chopped
1 carrot , chopped
2 tsp butter
1 tsp plain flour (maida)
1/2 cup milk
2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper powder
salt to taste
1/4 cup chopped coriander (dhania)

  1. Clean, wash and drain the dal and keep aside.
  2. In a deep pan, combine the dal, onions, carrots, ginger and salt and 4 cups of water, mix well and bring to boil and simmer for 10 minutes or till the dal turns soft.
  3. Remove from the flame, discard the ginger and blend the mixture till smooth. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the butter in a pan, add the flour and saute till the flour changes the colour.
  5. Add the milk, while stirring gradually and cook till the mixture becomes thick.
  6. Add the dal puree, mix well and simmer for 10 minutes.
  7. Add the salt and pepper and mix well.
  8. Serve hot garnished with coriander.