How to make Lentils and Vegetable Soup -

This soup is not only healthy but with lentils and vegetables it is very nutritious too.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Red lentils (मसूर), Potato (आलू)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Soups

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Lentils and Vegetable Soup

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Lentils and Vegetable Soup Recipe

  • Red lentils soaked for 2 hours 1 cup

  • Potato peeled and cut into small cubes 1 small

  • Carrot peeled and cut into small cubes 1 medium

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Celery finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato puree 4 tablespoons

  • Vegetable stock 3 cups

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped for garnishing

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add garlic and sauté for half a minute or till the raw smells disappear. Add onion and celery and sauté further.

Step 2

Add potato, carrot, red lentils salt, black pepper powder and tomato puree and mix well. Add vegetable stock and mix well. Cover and pressure cook under till pressure is released 3-4times (3-4 whistles).

Step 3

Open the lid of the cooker after the pressure reduces completely and blend well with a hand blender to make a smooth puree.

Step 4

Serve piping hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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