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Spinach Soup
From: Nalini - GA, USA

This serves 4 ppl.and it can be done in a jiffy.

  • 1/4 cup lentils
  • Washed and chopped half a bag of spinach
  • 1tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 tsp of grated coconut (fresh works the best)
  • 1tsp oil
  • mustard seeds(1/4 tsp)
Cook lentils and spinach together till the lentils are soft.Mash them to make a smooth mixture.
Grind the cumin seeds and coconut with a little warm water in a blender.
Add the above paste to the lenil and spinach mixture.
add salt to your taste.
Heat the oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and after they sputter add to the mixture.
Boil this for 2-3 minutes and the soup is ready.

Instead of spinach you could use chayote,cucumber or any gourds that you can lay ur hands on.