How to make Masoor Dal Soup -

Lose weight healthily with this delicious soup.Lentil soup is a wholesome comforting soup and is very simple to prepare. You can use masoor dal or moong dal or a mix of both to prepare this soup. It is perfect for dinner.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Split Red Lentil, Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Soups

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Masoor Dal Soup

Masoor Dal Soup Recipe Card


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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Masoor Dal Soup Recipe

  • Split Red Lentil soaked 1 cup

  • Onion roughly chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic chopped 2 cloves

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomatoes roughly chopped 2 large

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Heat a pressure cooker, add onion and garlic and roast for 2 minutes. Drain and add the split red lentils, 2 cups water, black pepper powder, red chilli powder, salt and mix.

Step 2

Add tomatoes, cover and cook under pressure till 2-3 whistles are given out.Cool and put into a mixer jar and grind till smooth. Pour back into the cooker, add lemon juice and mix and bring it to a boil. Pour into bowls and serve.

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