Black Lentil Soup (Ural Dal) Recipe

Looking for an easy Black Lentil Soup (Ural Dal) recipe? Learn how to make Black Lentil Soup (Ural Dal) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by chefette44

Makes 4 servings



Don't remember where I got this recipe, but it is very good.

Recipe Ingredients for Black Lentil Soup (Ural Dal)

165 gram red onions, finely chopped
15 gram cloves garlic, minced
165 gram carrots, sliced
155 gram red peppers, chopped
1 teaspoon lemon zest
65 g mushrooms, quartered
4 gram bay leaves
200 g black lentils
45 gram turkey bacon
1 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar or 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/2 tablespoon flour
6 cups water
1 1/2 tablespoons Soup, Chicken Broth Or Bouillon, Dehydrated, Dry

Recipe Directions for Black Lentil Soup (Ural Dal)

  1. 1. Tip the lentils into a sieve and rinse thoroughly with cold water.

  2. 2. In a large pot, briskly fry the bacon in the oil until the fat runs and it starts to get crispy.

  3. 3. Stir in the onion and garlic, lower the heat slightly and cook until the onion starts to soften.

  4. 4. Stir in the carrots and lemon zest and cook, stirring often, for another five minutes.

  5. 5. Add the mushrooms and bay leaf.

  6. 6. Cook for another couple minutes, then add the red pepper and lentils.

  7. 7. Stir in the vinegar.

  8. 8. Sift the flour over the top and stir until it disappears.

  9. 9. Add the stock and bring to a boil, stirring to make sure the flour is completely mixed in.

  10. 10. Once boiling, reduce the heat and let the soup simmer for 25 minutes or until the lentils and vegetables are tender.

  11. 11. You may need to add a bit more liquid along the way.

  12. 12. Stir in the parsley and serve.

Categories

Vegetables, First Course, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 570.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
293
Calories from Fat
46
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.1g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
554mg
23%
Potassium
882mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
45.1g
15%
Dietary Fiber
18.3g
73%
Sugars
7.5g
Protein
17.9g
Vitamin A 147% Vitamin C 110%
Calcium 9% Iron 28%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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