Masoor Dal and Carrot Soup

Masoor Dal and Carrot Soup

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An indian-style soup for the desi palate! together with slightly-buttered toasted bread, this is sure to comfort and warm you up on even the gloomiest of winter days!

Masoor Dal and Carrot Soup recipe - How to make Masoor Dal and Carrot Soup

Soaking time:  10 minutes.   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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2 tbsp masoor dal (split red lentil)
1 1/2 tbsp butter
1/4 cup sliced onions
1/2 cup grated carrot
4 cups vegetable stock
1/2 cup bean sprouts (readily available in the market)
salt and to taste

For The Garnish
1 tbsp chopped parsley

    Main procedure
  1. Clean and wash the masoor dal thoroughly. Soak in water for about 10 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat the butter in a deep pan, add the onions and carrots and sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the masoor dal and vegetable stock and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the dal is cooked.
  4. Add the bean sprouts, salt and pepper, mix well and simmer for 2 to 3 more minutes.
  5. Serve hot garnished with parsley.