Five dahl soup
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Last updated 6/12/2012 1:02:19 AM. Recipe ID 25845. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Five dahl soup
Categories: Soups, Vegetarian, Indian
Yield: 1 servings
3 tb Mung beans
3 tb Pigeon peas
3 tb Yellow split peas
3 tb Green split peas
3 tb Chick peas
7 c Stock
1 ts Turmeric
1 tb Coriander
1 tb Shredded ginger root
3 tb Ghee
1 ts Salt
4 oz Fresh spinach
2 ts Whole cumin seeds
2 ts Minced green chilies
1 ea Bay leaf
1/8 ts Asafetida
1/4 ts Cayenne
1/2 ts Garam masala
2 tb Chopped coriander
Sort & wash the legumes. Combine in a bowl & soak in hot water for 1
Combine the legumes with the stock, turmeric, coriander, ginger root
& 1 tb of the ghee in a ;arge pot. Bring to a boil & simmer covered
for 1 1/2 hours. Stir occasionally.
Remove the pot from the heat, add the salt & beat with a whisk till
the soup is quite smooth. Add the coarsely chopped spinach & cook
Heat the reamining ghee. When hot, add the cumin & chilies. Fry for
20 seconds then add the bay leaf, asafetida & cayenne. A few seconds
later, add 3 tb water. Cook for a minute or so & then pour into the
soup. Sprinkle in the garam masala & coriander & serve.
Yamuna Devi, "The Art of Indian Vegetarian Cooking"
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