Lentil and Spinach Soup ( Calcium Rich)


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This hearty soup hosts an abundance of calcium from lentils and spinach. Try it once and you are sure to go for a second helping.

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Lentil and Spinach Soup ( Calcium Rich) recipe - How to make Lentil and Spinach Soup ( Calcium Rich)

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3/4 cup masoor dal (split red lentil) , washed and drained
1 cup chopped spinach (palak)
2 garlic (lehsun) cloves , crushed
1/2 cup sliced onions
1 1/2 cups roughly chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup milk
1/2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

For Serving
whole wheat bread sticks
  1. Combine the garlic and onions in a pressure cooker and dry roast on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the tomatoes, masoor dal along with 2 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside to cool.
  4. Once cooled, blend in a mixer to a smooth purée.
  5. Transfer the purée to a deep pan, add the milk and chilli powder, spinach, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and bring to boil
  6. Cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve hot with whole wheat bread sticks.

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Nutrient values per cup
Energy 183 calories.
Protein 10.5 gm.
Carbohydrate 24.2 gm.
Fat 3.7 gm.
Calcium 179.2 mg.

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Lentil and Spinach Soup ( Calcium Rich)
 on 21 Jan 17 11:26 PM

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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Adt. We are delighted you loved the Lentil and Spinach Soup recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
23 Jan 17 09:50 AM
Lentil and Spinach Soup ( Calcium Rich)
 on 19 May 14 02:23 PM

Fantastic soup easy to make and enjoyed by all my family
Lentil and Spinach Soup
 on 27 Aug 12 09:41 AM

Masoor dal with spinach and milk make a nice calcium rich soup.