Recipe: Dal Soup

CooQ : Recipe: Dal Soup

Dal Soup

Indian, Soup

Red lentil
67 calories/serving
25 mins
Healthy filling soup, made with different types of lentils, veggies and spices. It is protein-rich soup, which is not just limited to the starter or appetiser section and can also be served as a full meal.

Recipe by:

Hebbars Kitchen


red lentil
yellow split gram
split pigeon peas
turmeric powder
blackpepper powder
coriander leaves


1. Firstly, in a bowl take 3 tbsp red lentils or masoor dal, 3 tbsp yellow split gram or moong dal and 2 tbsp split pigeon peas or toor dal. rinse well and soak for 30 minutes.

2. Now transfer the soaked dal to a pressure cooker. add 1 inch ginger, 2 garlic cloves, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp salt and 2 cups water.

3. Cover and pressure cook for 2 whistles on medium flame. once the pressure releases, cool completely and transfer to the blender. blend to smooth paste.

4. Take the veggie dal paste to a large kadai. add 1/2 tsp blackpepper powder and 1.5 cups water. adjust the consistency as required. mix well and simmer for 5 minutes or until the flavours are well absorbed.

5. Finally, add 2 tbsp coriander leaves.

6. Dal soup is ready to serve.

By Hebbars Kitchen