Lentil Soup With Minted Yogurt

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This is a lovely soup, the yogurt gives it a nice fresh flavor. It is also low fat and healthy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onions, carrots and garlic and saute until vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add curry, then lentils and stir 2 minutes.
  4. Add nine cups of broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until lentils are tender, adding more broth if soup is too thick and stirring occasionally, about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Season with pepper.
  5. Whisk yogurt, mint, cilantro, and basil in a small bowl to blend. Season herbed yogurt with pepper. Cover separately and chill.
  6. Ladle soup into bowls. Spoon generous dollops of herbed yogurt atop soup and serve.


Most Helpful

Great winter warmer ! I didn't change a thing and enjoyed it being a bit chunky - I loved the addition of the curry powder too .

katew June 05, 2009

This soup is so good tasting, and it's filled with such healthy ingredients, that it definitely has a place in my permanent file. I served it with some rustic bread and it was perfect for a light dinner. My son ate his without the yogurt topping, but the yogurt topping tastes so fresh and brightens up the taste that I put several large dollops in my bowl. Yumm. I'm going to make it next time using a little more garlic and onion, and using vegetarian broth so I can let all my vegetarian friends enjoy this soup. Thanks for posting this!

TasteTester September 10, 2008

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