Lentil and Spinach Soup ( Calcium Rich)
by Tarla Dalal
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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.
- Combine the garlic and onions in a pressure cooker and dry roast on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the tomatoes, masoor dal along with 2 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside to cool.
- Once cooled, blend in a mixer to a smooth purée.
- 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
- Cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot with whole wheat bread sticks.
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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