Masoor Dhal Soup


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic.
  • 1 cup masoor daal
  • 2 tabsp raw rice
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp rasam/curry powder/Madras podi
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon.
  • Water as needed
  • Salt to taste.

Heat butter in a pan, and sauté onion and garlic.

Add the tomatoes and sauté further for a few minutes.

Add Masoor Daal, and Rice. Tip in a vessel, and pressure cook for 2 whistles.

Cool, and grind in a Mixie and strain.

Pour Water as needed to make into a soupy consistency.

Squeeze in the lime juice, add salt, and podi powder.

Let cook for a few minutes. Tip in serving cup.

Sprinkle with some podi powder, a sprig of coriander and serve hot

(This makes aprroximately 2 litres of soup)


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