Masoor Dal and Paneer Soup

Masoor Dal and Paneer Soup

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masoor dal and paneer soup is a hot nourishing bowl which is sure to tantalise your taste buds. Learn how to make healthy dal paneer soup.

masoor dal and paneer soup is made from low fat panner, masoor dal, onions, tomatoes, garlic, chilli powder and lemon juices. There is nothing more soothing than a bowl of protein-rich masoor dal soup on a cool day! Masoor dal being an incomplete grain, it is important to combine it with protein-rich ingredients like paneer, to make a complete, nourishing soup to make healthy dal paneer soup.

To make masoor dal and paneer soup, heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the garlic and chilli powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. Add the masoor dal, tomatoes and 2½ cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Cool slightly and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée. Transfer the purée into a deep non-stick pan, add the salt and mix well. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the lemon juice and paneer and mix gently. Serve immediately.

With tangy and flavourful ingredients, the masoor dal soup for weight loss also scores high in taste. Serve it piping hot for a delicious protein-boost. The protein helps to boost metabolism and thus help you achieve weight loss targets. It also satiates you for a long time and thus avoids binge eating.

The lemon juice added towards the end is a good source of vitamin C, which helps in the absorption of calcium from paneer. It’s a way to boost immunity and build strong bones both by way of this healthy soup.

Tomatoes added in masoor dal soup for weight loss are brimming with vitamin A and lycopene – the antioxidants which help reduce inflammation in the body and nourish our eyes, skin and other organs of the body. What more can one yearn for in a healthy soup?

This healthy dal paneer soup is suitable for heart patients and cancer patients. Being low on carb count, it is a wise choice for diabetics too! Women whether pregnant, lactating or planning to conceive and trying to overcome PCOS and weight gain issues should also try their hand at this soup. Even kids will enjoy this soulful bowl.

Enjoy masoor dal and paneer soup recipe | masoor dal soup for weight loss | healthy dal paneer soup | with recipe below.

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

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For Masoor Dal and Paneer Soup
1/4 cup masoor (split red lentil) dal , washed and drained
1/4 cup low fat paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
1 tsp oil
1/2 cup sliced onions
1/2 tsp crushed garlic (lehsun)
1/4 tsp chilli powder
3/4 cup chopped tomatoes
salt to taste
2 tsp lemon juice

Method
For masoor dal and paneer soup

    For masoor dal and paneer soup
  1. To make masoor dal and paneer soup, heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and chilli powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the masoor dal, tomatoes and 2½ cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Cool slightly and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée.
  5. Transfer the purée into a deep non-stick pan, add the salt and mix well.
  6. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the lemon juice and paneer and mix gently.
  8. Serve the masoor dal and paneer soup immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy59 cal
Protein3.1 g
Carbohydrates8.5 g
Fiber1.6 g
Fat1.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium9.3 mg

Reviews

Masoor Dal and Paneer Soup
 on 16 Sep 19 08:59 PM
5

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Masoor Dal and Paneer Soup
 on 22 Dec 17 06:56 PM
5

This soup is really very very delicious. Paneer goes well with masoor dal. Loved it very much. Thank you!
Masoor Dal and Paneer Soup
 on 01 Dec 15 06:02 PM
5

A very tasty and healthy soup. A must must try. My family loved it.
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02 Dec 15 11:51 AM
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Bombay Curry Soup ( Healthy Soups Recipe)
 on 19 Dec 11 11:58 AM
5

i love this soup, and i learnt to make soups using lentils now. I found this recipe so appetiting and filling, so tasty and easy to make. My family loved it and ask me to make it again...
Bombay Curry Soup ( Healthy Soups Recipe)
 on 30 Jun 11 10:11 PM
5

Without Tarlaji my life would hv been miserable.This soup turned out really good and easy to make.
Bombay Curry Soup ( Healthy Soups Recipe)
 on 09 Sep 10 10:07 AM
5

As the recipe says, this soup is actually very soothing and delicious. Making and having this soup in a rainy day or in winter makes it very appetizing and is a good way to relax and enjoy the weather.