4501 Healthy-Moong-Dal-Soup

Healthy Moong Dal Soup

Healthy Moong Dal Soup

Rich in potassium, this healthy soup is a perfect entrée for hypertensive individuals who want to keep their blood pressure in check.



Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Makes 4 servings



Ingredients:

Yellow moong dal - 3 tablespoons

Onion (chopped) - 1 cup

Carrot Chopped in Cubes - ¼ cup

Garlic Chopped - ½ tsp

Celery Chopped - 2 tablespoon

Turmeric - ¼ teaspoon

Barley - 2 tablespoons

Corn flour - 1 tablespoon

Black Pepper powder - To taste

Salt - To taste

Fresh coriander to garnish



Method:

• Wash and soak the moong dal for 3-4 hours

• Drain the water from the dal

• Add 3 cups of water, ½ cup of onion, carrot and pressure cook it for 2 whistles

• Cool the dal mixture

• Puree the cooled dal mixture in a mixer till smooth

• Now heat oil in a non stick pan

• Sauté the remaining onions, garlic and celery for a minute

• Add the dal puree and bring it to a boil

• Add ¼ tsp of turmeric, cooked barley, salt and pepper

• Mix 1 tablespoon of corn flour in 1/2 cup water and add it to the soup

• Cook for another 3-4 minutes

• Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot



Tip: Use the water used to cook barley, as it is rich in antioxidants and is good for you.


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