Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Tomato Lentil Soup

1/2 Cup Lentils ( toor dal)
4 medium tomatoes cut
6-8 whole black pepper
1/2 tsp garlic paste
1/2 tsp black pepper powder
1/2 tsp oil
salt to taste
1/2 tsp butter ( low fat)
1/2 tsp lemon juice
coriander leaves chopped

  • Pressure cook washed dal and tomatoes with little salt
  • Once cooked, cool it down for a while and blend it in a mixer or a blender
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add whole black pepper and garlic paste
  • Now add the soup mixture, cook it on a low flame till its thick
  • Add pepper powder, salt and lemon juice
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and butter

Serving Suggestions:
Can be served with garlic bread
You can put small pieces of cracker biscuit in the soup to make it more filling. Good for children

When you blend the cooked dal and tomatoes, don't take the pulp out. That will give richness and thickness to the soup.

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