Masoor Dal and Paneer Soup


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मसूर दाल एण्ड पनीर सूप - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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There is nothing more soothing than a bowl of protein-rich curry soup on a cool day! Masoor dal being an incomplete grain, it is important to combine it with protein-rich ingredients like paneer, to make a complete, nourishing soup. With tangy and flavourful ingredients, the soup also scores high in taste. Serve the Masoor Dal and Paneer Soup piping hot for a delicious protein-boost.

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Masoor Dal and Paneer Soup recipe - How to make Masoor Dal and Paneer Soup

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
1/4 cup masoor dal (split red lentil) , washed and drained
1/4 cup low-fat paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
1 tsp oil
1/2 cup sliced onions
1/2 tsp crushed garlic (lehsun)
1/4 tsp chilli powder
3/4 cup chopped tomatoes
salt to taste
2 tsp lemon juice
Method
  1. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and chilli powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the masoor dal, tomatoes and 2½ cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Cool slightly and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée.
  5. Transfer the purée into a deep non-stick pan, add the salt and mix well.
  6. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the lemon juice and paneer and mix gently.
  8. Serve immediately.
Accompaniments

Mushroom Canapes 
Quick Whole-Meal Brown Bread Rolls

Nutrient values per serving
Energy 75 calories
Protein 4.8 gm
Carbohydrate 11.5 gm
Fat 1.1 gm
Calcium 113.6 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy Soups and SaladsBuy this cookbook

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Masoor Dal and Paneer Soup
5
 on 01 Dec 15 06:02 PM


A very tasty and healthy soup. A must must try. My family loved it.
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02 Dec 15 11:51 AM
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5
 on 19 Dec 11 11:58 AM


i love this soup, and i learnt to make soups using lentils now. I found this recipe so appetiting and filling, so tasty and easy to make. My family loved it and ask me to make it again...
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5
 on 30 Jun 11 10:11 PM


Without Tarlaji my life would hv been miserable.This soup turned out really good and easy to make.
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5
 on 09 Sep 10 10:07 AM


As the recipe says, this soup is actually very soothing and delicious. Making and having this soup in a rainy day or in winter makes it very appetizing and is a good way to relax and enjoy the weather.