Lentil Veggie Soup (Indian Style)

I love this recipe, as it is so warm and comforting soup. Just few basic pantry ingredients and you are on your way to having a delicious recipe.

1 and 1/4 cups of lentils (whole masoor daal)
2 carrots (peeled and diced)
3-4 celery stalks (diced)
2 mini bell peppers (diced)
2-3 green small chilies
4 cloves of garlic (minced)
2 inch of ginger (minced)
1/4 cup of cilantro leaves (chopped)
1 tablespoon of coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder
1 lemon juice
1 tomato (diced)
2 cups of water + 2 cups of vegetable stock (or just 4 cups water)
1 tablespoon oil
1/2 tablespoon cumin seeds
Salt and pepper

In a pressure cooker add oil and splatter cumin seeds
Now add veggies and salt. Sweat them. Add ginger, garlic, and green chilies.
Add lentils, tomato, and veggie stock + water.
Add all spices.
Now pressure cook until the lentils are cooked.
Last add cilantro, and lemon juice.
Serve hot with rice or just like that.




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