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Vegan Indian Recipes - Beans, Pulses, Legumes, Dals
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Easy Lentil Soup
From: vidhya - Dubai

very easy if you have a pressure cooker.just takes 20 minutes

  • 1 cup -yellow lentil(toor dhal in hindi)
  • 1/2 cup onion,green peas,beans all finely cut
  • 2 tspns ground garlic and ginger
  • 1 chilly
  • a pinch turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • a little vege oil
  • coriander leaves for garnishing

1) clean lentils, soak for 10 min
2) in a pressure cooker/pan heat ghee, add cut onions and ginger garlic paste.saute for few min till good smell comes
3) add green chilly, turmeric and the vegetables,saute for 2 min till well coated with ghee mixture.
4) now add the soaked lentils and pour 3-4 cups of water depending on the thickness required.
5) close the lid and let the cooker give out 3-4 whistles in low flame.
6) remove lide, garnish with fresh corriander leaves.

this can be had alone or with garlic bread.