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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 168.8
  • Total Fat: 8.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 23.4 mg
  • Sodium: 627.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 6.8 g

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Creamy Lentil Soup With Caramelized Onion (Dal Shorva) Recipe

Submitted by: SOSHESEWS

Introduction

Ginger flavors the creamed lentil soup and spiced carmelized onions make a fabulous garnish for this rich soup from India. You will need a food processor or blender to puree the cooked lentils. Ginger flavors the creamed lentil soup and spiced carmelized onions make a fabulous garnish for this rich soup from India. You will need a food processor or blender to puree the cooked lentils.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1-1/2 cups dry lentils
    4 cups chicken broth or water
    1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
    1 (1-inch) piece ginger root, peeled and chopped
    2 tomatoes, chopped
    1 cup milk
    1-1/2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
    1/4 cup unsalted butter
    1 yellow onion, finely shredded
    1 teaspoon cumin seeds
    Fresh-ground black pepper, to taste
    1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, optional

Tips

serve with Chapatis.


Directions

Pick over the lentils, removing any stones or misshapen or discolored lentils. Rinse thoroughly and place in a nonreactive deep pot. Add the water, turmeric, ginger, and tomatoes bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, 25 minutes until the lentils are soft.

Remove from the heat and, working in batches, puree in a food processor fitted with the metal blade or blender until smooth. Return the soup to the pot, stir in the milk and salt, and heat until piping hot. Simmer gently over low heat while you finish the recipe.

In a skillet over high heat, melt the butter. Add the onions and cumin and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes until the onions are brown.

To serve, ladle the soup into warmed bowls and sprinkle generously with black pepper. Divide the onion mixture among the bowls, serve at once.


Serving Size: 6 1 cup servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SOSHESEWS.






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