Recipe Index

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Tasty Lentil Soup

1/2 cup of lentil
1 cup chopped tomato
1/4 cup of chopped red pepper
1 tablespoon of ginger
1 tablespoon of green chili or according to taste
1 teaspoon of coriander powder
1 teaspoon of celery salt
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
3 tablespoon of oil
Enough water for preparation

Heat a pan on medium heat add oil and saute the tomato.  When the oil separates from the tomato add the red pepper, green chili and ginger saute for about 30 seconds, add coriander powder and celery salt, saute for about a minute add lentil and 2 cups of water and cook until the lentil is soft add the lemon juice.  Turn the heat off.  Takes about 25 minutes.  Serve with rice or chapati.  Serves 2.

Lentil and celery really go well together.  Lentil take a lot less time to cook than other dals.  Lentils are tasty and nutritious.  This vegan lentil soup can be served for lunch or dinner.