1/4 teaspoon turmeric
5 garlic cloves, chopped
10 peppercorns, black
1 onian, small and chopped
3/4 cup lentils
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoon lemon juice
Directions: How to Cook Masoor Dahl Soup (Lentil Soup)
Boil 2 1/2 cups water in a saucepan. Add turmeric, garlic, peppercorns, onion, lentils and 1 ts salt. Bring to a boil again. Turn heat to medium-low and simmer until lentils are cooked and most of the water had dried up (about 20 mins).
Mash or grind lentils completely using a little water if necessary.
Return lentils to saucepan. Pour in 6 cups water and bring to a boil. Turn heat on to medium-low and simmer 10 to 15 mins.
Add lemon juce and salt to taste.
This soup can be eaten as is or with boiled rice.
Recent comments and reviews for this recipe:
| christina chatman writes:|
you're soup was the best. i've never tasted any better soup. lentil soup is my favorite.
Posted on 30 Apr 2008, 19:22 ET
| nina kline writes:|
i love your soup!!!!!!!!!!! that was the best meal ever!!
Posted on 15 May 2008, 22:27 ET
| Mark writes:|
I picked this soup because its very easy to make, to bad it was horribe, this soup had no flavor what so ever and I only used 4 cups of water, this recipe calls for six, you might as well have a glass of warm water, to add flavor to this soup your talking about adding salt that might put you in a stroke zone, pass on this soup you'll only be wasteing your money and your time,
Posted on 09 Jul 2008, 16:28 ET
| femida writes:|
can u e mail me u r recepes?
Posted on 22 Jan 2009, 07:32 ET
| liz writes:|
wow something went wrong. i had the same result as Mark. really dull. wonder what happened??
Posted on 03 May 2009, 20:16 ET
| De Nita writes:|
Well, I do love my Indian food. One of those reasons being that it is flavorful and spicy. This recipe was a tad b;and. Hmmmmmmmmm. Maybe too much water?
Posted on 23 Jun 2009, 15:56 ET
| JM writes:|
*five* garlic cloves and *ten* ppeppercorns and you find it tastes "like a glass of warm water"?
With due respect, please consult your doctor and/or quit smoking (a big taste killer).
Posted on 23 May 2010, 19:27 ET
| EZ writes:|
Its ok for a fake whitey version, but doesn't recapitulate the full flavor of the real indian stuff. If 5 cloves of garlic in 8 cups of water, boiled for a while, is a lot of spice to you then maybe you shouldn't move to india
Posted on 20 Feb 2011, 20:30 ET
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