Lentil and Vegetable Broth

A thick and creamy soup that's satiating and will also pamper your taste buds. The dal, tomatoes and onion based stock lends a creamy texture and the sautéed vegetables add that necessary crunch. Feel free to choose any fresh vegetables of your choice if cabbage or spinach are not your favourites. Serve hot with Celery Garlic Toasts.

Lentil and Vegetable Broth

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Lentil and Vegetable Broth recipe - How to make Lentil and Vegetable Broth

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Serves 6.
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    Main Procedure

For the stock

    For the stock
  1. Cut the onions and tomatoes into big pieces.
  2. Add the moong dal and 4½ cups of water and cook in a pressure cooker.
  3. When cool, blend in a liquidiser and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the oil and sauté the onion for 1 minute.
  2. Add the cabbage and spinach and sauté again for 1 minute.
  3. Add the stock and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Add the beans, tomato, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  5. Serve hot, with Celery Garlic Toasts.