Middle Eastern Soup

A traditional Middle Eastern lentil soup with lentils, carrot and tomatoes with the spiciness of peppercorns, completely healthy and delicious.

Middle Eastern Lentil Soup

A traditional Middle Eastern lentil soup with lentils, carrot and tomatoes with the spiciness of peppercorns, completely healthy and delicious.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Middle East
Servings: 4
Calories: 180kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Red Lentil
  • 1 medium Carrot
  • 1 small Tomatoes chopped
  • 3 cup Water
  • 1 Bay Leaves
  • 8 Peppercorns
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 2 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 2 teaspoon Olive Oil
  • 1/3 teaspoon Roasted Cumin Powder

Instructions

  • Soak red lentil and chop the carrot into small pieces.
  • Heat oil in pan and add bay leaf and pepper corns. Saute for few seconds and then add lentil and carrots and stir for few seconds.
  • Now add water, turmeric, cumin powder, tomato and salt and cook till done or pressure cook for 2-3 whistles.
  • Let the mixture come to room temperature and then blend it with a blender to make it soft and creamy. Now add lemon juice and mix.
  • Serve hot with a lemon wedge and some olive oil, paprika and chopped parsley drizzled on top.

Notes

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Nutrition

Serving: 75g | Sodium: 590mg | Fiber: 6g | Calories: 180kcal | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Fat: 5g | Protein: 8g | Carbohydrates: 24.9g
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