Indian Lentil Soup (Dal Shorva) Recipe

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


Submitted by mmiller78

Makes 4 servings



Use red or yellow lentils; Better with homemade vegetable broth.

Recipe Ingredients for Indian Lentil Soup (Dal Shorva)

1 1/2 cup Lentils, Mature Seeds
1 tsp Turmeric, Ground
1/2 tsp Pepper, Red Or Cayenne
1 tsp Cumin Seed
1/4 tsp, ground Cardamom
1/4 oz Bay Leaves
6 cup Vegetable Stock
2 tsp Mustard Seed, Yellow
2 clove Garlic
1 dash Salt, Table
1 dash Pepper, Black
1 lemon+yields lemon yields Lemon Juice

Recipe Directions for Indian Lentil Soup (Dal Shorva)

  1. 1 Rinse the beans or lentils.

  2. 2 Bring to a boil with the stock, turmeric, Cayenne, cumin, cardamom and curry/bay leaves.

  3. 3 Let simmer until the beans or lentils are very soft (ca 30 minutes).

  4. 4 If using bay leaves, remove them now. Curry leaves can be left in the soup.

  5. 5 Run the soup quickly in a blender to a not too smooth consistency (or mash the lentils/beans with a ladle).

  6. 6 Sautee the garlic and mustard seeds lightly in the fat and add to the soup.

  7. 7 Let simmer for another 5 minutes.

  8. 8 Add salt, pepper and squeezed lemon to taste.

  9. 9 Serve hot with pita or paratha bread

  10. Read more: http://www.food.com/recipe/indian-lentil-soup-dal-shorva-132397#ixzz1rlCUz1Ej

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 448.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
125
Calories from Fat
37
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.1g
6%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1122mg
47%
Potassium
336mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
21.7g
7%
Dietary Fiber
6.5g
26%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
7.5g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 3% Iron 21%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sodium
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