*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        CURRIED LENTIL & CARROT SOUP
 
 Recipe By     : 
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Appetizers
                 Fruits                           Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       tb           Vegetable oil
    4       oz           Onions, chopped
    6       oz           Red lentils
    4       oz           Carrots, sliced thinly
    1       tb           Madras curry powder
    2       pt           Boiling water
    1 1/2   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Paprika
    2       sl           Bread, made into crumbs
                         Cilantro, to garnish
 
   Heat oil in a large soup pot.  Add the onions & saute
   them for about 10 minutes.  Add the lentils & cook for
   1 minute, stirring constantly.  Mix in the carrots &
   curry powder.  Cook for 2 minutes. Add the boiling
   water, salt & paprika.  Bring to a boil, lower heat &
   cover.  Simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Add
   the breadcrumbs & continue to cook for another 5 to 7
   minutes. Ladle into soup bowls & garnish with cilantro.
  
 
 
                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -