Indian Lentil Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 222.4
  • Total Fat: 12.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 136.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.5 g
  • Protein: 8.9 g

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Very quick and easy flavorful soup Very quick and easy flavorful soup
Number of Servings: 4


    1 1/2 cup red or yellow lentils or mung beans
    1 tsp turmeric
    1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
    1 tsp cumin
    1/2 tsp curry powder or caramom
    2-3 bay leaves or curry leaves
    6 cups low sodium vegetable stock
    3 tbsp sunflower oil
    2 tsp ustard seeds
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    salt & pepper to taste


makes 4 1 -1 1/2 cup servings
Rinse beans or lentils
Bring to boil with stock, turmeric, cayenne, cumin, curry and leaves. Let simmer on low until the beans or lentils are very soft (approx. 30 min)
If using bay leaves, remove them now. Curry leaves can be left in the soup.
Mix soup slightly , or mash lentils beans with ladle to smooth consistency.
Saute galic and mustard seeds lightly in the oil and add to the soup. Add salt and pepper to salt

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DARLALAW.

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  • just made this as part of our supper! I think this could become a favorite at our house! Delish! (I used 1 T of dry mustard in place of seeds) - 1/31/11

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  • Thought I should give you an update... The recipe was very flavorful and tasted wonderful! - 8/31/10

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