Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Mint Lentil Soup

A quick ,simple , nutritious soup ,good for hydrating your body at the end of fast(in Ramadan) or start of any meal.
Ingredients Needed
1/2 cup Yellow Mung Lentil
1/4 cup chopped mint leaves
2 tablespoon chopped onion
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon ginger and garlic paste
1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
optional garnish Boondi or sev.

To make this Simple Soup

Wash and Soak lentil for few minutes.
Heat the oil in a saucepan or pressure cooker. Add the chopped onions and saute until lightly brown. Add the g&g paste and saute some more for another minute. Add the turmeric ,chopped mint and lentils.Cook the lentils in a cup of water until lentils are tender. May take 8-10 minutes in a pressure cooker or 20 minutes in a covered saucepan. Now blend it in a food processor or blender along with a cup of water ,until smooth
Put back in the saucepan and simmer for few minutes until the white foam forms at the top. Serve warm ,garnish with crunchy Boondi or Sev.


Anonymous said...

pretty presentation

Shri said...

I prepared this today and everyone at home liked it. Thanks for the nutritious and simple to make soup. I am going to try more soups you have narrated, most of them are new to me.

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