Sunday 1 January 2012

Bombay Curry Soup

Bombay Curry Soup is rich in protein which would be great to have especially on a cool day. This soup is  very soothing and delicious. Making and having this soup in a rainy day or in winter makes it very appetising and is a good way to relax and enjoy the weather.

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time:3o minutes
Soaking time - 3-4 hrs
Serves - 4

Masoor Dal / Split  red gram lentils - 1/4 Cup
Sliced Onions-1/2 cup
Tomatoes - 3/4 cup chopped
Crushed Garlic cloves - 2
Chilli Powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste.

To Serve:
lemon Slices - 1
Cooked Rice - 1/4 cup
1.Clean,wash and soak the masoor dal for 3 to 4hours.Keep aside.
2.Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and saute the onions till they turn translucent.
3.Add the garlic and chilli owder and saute again for few seconds
4.Add 2 1/2 cups of water,tomatoes and massor dal and cook in a pressure cooker for 3 whistles.
5.Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.Strain the soup using a sieve.
6.Transfer the soup into  a deep pan,add the salt,mix well and simmer for 15 minutes.
7.Serve hot with cooked rice and slices of lemon.

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