Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Step 1

Heat ghee over low heat. Add onion & cook til it softens, stirring ocassionally. Add peppercorns & bay leaves & cook for 5 minutes. Add stock, 1 c water, lentils, parsley, chilies & salt. Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes. When soup begins to boil, add ginger & cotinue to cook & stir for 10 minutes. Serve hot. Lentils should be soft.

Adapted from Ismail Merchant "Indian Cuisine"

Things You'll Need

  • 3tb Ghee
  • 1md Onion, chopped
  • 12ea Peppercorns
  • 4ea Bay leaves, crumbled
  • 3 3/4c Vegetable stock
  • 1/2lb Red lentils, washed
  • 2tb Chopped fresh parsley
  • 3ea Dry red chilies, seeded
  • Salt
  • 1ea 1/2" piece of ginger, grated

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