Thursday 17 November 2011

Dal Shorba Soup Recipe

dal shorba

Dal shorba is a delicious and nutritious soup of dals or Indian lentils. Dal shorba is light and protein rich soup. I crave this soup on a cold winter day. It acts as a true comforter.
Recipe of dal shorba/ how to make dal shorba
1/4 cup chana dal (Bengal gram) - boiled
1/4 cup dhuli moong dal (split, skinless green gram) - boiled
1 tbsp ghee (clarified butter)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp pepper powder
2 cloves garlic- crushed
Juice of 1 lemon
Chopped coriander leaves- for garnishing
1. Grind together boiled chana dal and moong dal to a coarse paste adding little water.
2. Add 3 cups of water to the ground dals and mix.
3. Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds. When they change color, add crushed garlic and fry till it turns light brown.
4. Add the dal paste, salt and pepper powder. Mix well.
5. Add coriander leaves and cook on low heat for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat, mix in lemon juice and serve dal shorba hot.

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