Rating: 4 stars 4.1
151 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 60
  • 4 star values: 60
  • 3 star values: 21
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 3

A spicy Indian lentil soup that can be enjoyed with rice or Naan, the Indian bread. A very healthy dish.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cook the lentils by boiling or pressure cooking until lentils are soft. (Pressure cooking is faster.)

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  • In a skillet heat the oil and add mustard seeds. When mustard seeds begin to flutter, add onions, ginger, jalapeno peppers, and garlic. Saute until the onions and garlic are golden brown. Add coriander and cumin. Add chopped tomatoes. Saute the mixture well until tomatoes are well cooked.

  • Add water. Boil 6 minutes. Add cooked lentils, stirring well. Add salt to taste, stirring well. Add finely chopped cilantro and remove from heat. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

209 calories; protein 10.4g; carbohydrates 30.6g; fat 5.7g; sodium 11.5mg. Full Nutrition
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