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Lentil Soup

Ingredients

  • 50 gms lentils ( moong/mung daal)
  • 200 gms tomatoes , cut in quarters
  • 50 gms carrots, cut in quarters
  • 25 gms onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 clove
  • 1 small piece cinnamon
  • few coriander leaves
  • 4 cups water
  • salt to taste
  • pepper powder to taste

Wash the lentils. Melt butter in a pressure cooker & add bay leaf, clove & cinnamon to it. Add the onions & sauté till golden brown. Add the tomatoes & carrots & sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add the lentils to the vegetables with 3 cups of water. Pressure cook for 8-10 minutes. Remove the whole spices from the mixture. Cool & blend the mixture, the strain through a mesh strainer. Add water of the soup is too thick & boil for 2 minutes. Season with salt & pepper powder. Serve hot with dinner rolls.