Masoor Daal

SPLIT ORANGE LENTIL SOUP

Masoor Daal

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • Masoor Daal

  • (Split Orange Lentil Soup)

  • Ingredients:

  • 1

    cup masoor daal (split orange lentils)

  • 2

    tablespoons oil

  • 1

    teaspoon zeera (whole cumin seeds)

  • ½

    teaspoons rye (black mustard seeds)

  • ½

    jalapeño (chopped)

  • 3

    large garlic cloves

  • 1

    tablespoon raw peanuts

  • 6-8

    curry patta (curry leaves)

  • teaspoons hing (asafetida)

  • ¼

    teaspoon haldi (turmeric)

  • 1

    tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

Method: Boil lentils with 1 ½ cup water and blend when fully cooked (about 15 minutes). Add rye and zeera to 2 tablespoons of oil (“vagar”). When seeds start popping, add jalapeños, garlic, peanuts, curry patta, hing and haldi. After garlic turns light brown, add boiled daal and stir. Let it cook for 10 minutes on medium heat. Then add 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Garnish with chopped cilantro before serving. Serve with rice.


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