2. Garlicky Lentil & Tomato Soup

Ingredients to Serve 6

  • 1 1/2 TBSP finely Chopped Garlic (Lehsun)
  • 1/2 Cup Masoor Dal (Split red Lentil) , washed and drained
  • 3/4 cup Chopped Tomatoes
  • 2 TSP Oil
  • 1/2 Cup thinly Sliced Onions
  • 1/2 TSP Chilli Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 TSP Lemon Juice

Method 

  1. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes and chilli powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the Masoor dal, salt and 2 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  5. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside to cool.
  6. Once cooled, blend in a mixer to a smooth purée.
  7. Transfer the purée into a deep non-stick pan, add 2 cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  9. Serve Hot.

Source: Tarla Dalal

URL: https://www.tarladalal.com/Garlicky-Lentil-and-Tomato-Soup-32986r

Video Demonstration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOZLdeupaFY

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