*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       MASOOR DAHL SOUP (LENTIL SOUP)
 
 Recipe By     : 
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Indian                           Vegetarian
                 Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4   ts           Turmeric
    5       ea           Garlic cloves, chopped
   10       ea           Peppercorns, black
    1       ea           Onian, small and chopped
      3/4   c            Lentils
    1       t            Salt
    2       tb           Lemon juice
 
   Boil 2 1/2 cups water in a saucepan.  Add turmeric,
   garlic, peppercorns, onion, lentils and 1 ts salt.
   Bring to a boil again.  Turn heat to medium-low and
   simmer until lentils are cooked and most of the water
   had dried up (about 20 mins).
   
   Mash or grind lentils completely using a little water
   if necessary.
   
   Return lentils to saucepan. Pour in 6 cups water and
   bring to a boil. Turn heat on to medium-low and simmer
   10 to 15 mins.
   
   Add lemon juce and salt to taste.
   
   This soup can be eaten as is or with boiled rice.
  
 
 
                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -