Garlicky Lentil and Tomato Soup (Low Calorie) Video by Tarla Dalal's Team
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This unusual soup has been prepared from masoor dal, which is known for being rich in protein and zinc. Tomatoes give it a lovely red tinge whereas onions and garlic impart an enticing aroma. I've blended this soup to give it a nice creamy texture without actually adding cream! it's a great low-calorie appetizer, which fills you up before the meal so that you do not binge on other high-calorie foods.
Recipe Description for Garlicky Lentil and Tomato Soup
- Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Add the tomatoes and chilli powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the masoor dal, salt and 2 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 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 into a deep non-stick pan, add 2 cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the lemon juice and mix well.
- Serve hot.
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