Masoor Dal Soup

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by Diana Adcock

A nice soup with a bit of heat.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Tie the cloves, bay leaves and peppercorns in a piece of cheesecloth.
  2. Put the dal and 5 cups water into a heavy, large pot.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Remove the scum that rises to the top.
  5. Add the spice bag and turmeric to the pot-reduce to simmer and cover pot with lid cracked a bit.
  6. Simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  7. Remove spice bag and place soup in a food processor ans whirl to smooth.
  8. Return to pot and add remaining ingredients.
  9. Serve with croutons.

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