How to make Mixed Dal Shorba - A mixed lentil creamy soup.

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Main Ingredients : Skinless Spilt Green Gram, Split Bengal Gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Soups

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Mixed Dal Shorba

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mixed Dal Shorba Recipe

  • Skinless Spilt Green Gram boiled 1/4 cup

  • Split Bengal Gram boiled 1/4 cup

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Garlic crushed 2 cloves

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Curry leaves 10

  • Spring onions with greens chopped 2 stalks


Step 1

Grind boiled moong dal and chana dal with a little water to a coarse paste.

Step 2

Add three cups of water to the ground paste and stir gently. Heat oil in a pan. Add crushed garlic and sauté. Add the ground dals. Add salt and white pepper powder. Mix well. Add cumin powder, lemon juice and curry leaves.

Step 3

Mix well. Let it simmer for five minutes. Add spring onions along with the leaves. Serve piping hot.