Anarkali Shorba Recipe - A soup is made from lentils and pomogranate juice

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Main Ingredients : Fresh pomegranate juice, Butter

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Soup

Anarkali Shorba

Anarkali Shorba Recipe - How to make Anarkali Shorba


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Fresh pomegranate juice 1 cup

  • Butter 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Onion chopped 1 large

  • Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal),soaked 1/2 cup

  • Split red lentil (masoor dal) 1/4 cup

  • Rice 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped with stalks 1/2 bunch

  • Leeks chopped 2 inch piece

  • Spinach chopped 1 bunch


Step 1

Heat butter in a heavy-bottomed pan and sauté onion until it turns a light golden brown. Add toor dal, masoor dal and rice and stir. Add six and a half cups of water, bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Add salt, black pepper powder, coriander leaves and stalks, leek and spinach. Simmer gently for ten minutes. Strain mixture through a sieve and return stock to pan.

Step 3

Purée the solids and return to the stock. Add pomegranate juice and continue to simmer gently for ten minutes. Adjust seasonings and serve hot.

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