Total Time
2hrs 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs 30 mins

My husband fell in love with the spicy lentil soup at shalimar Indian restaurant and being the wife I am that aims to please I set ot to recreate it at home. he said in the end he liked mine better.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. saute onions in olive oil until soft.
  2. add garlic, celery and carrots and cook 15 minutes.
  3. add seasonings and saute briefly.
  4. add broth, bay leaves, sugar, ketchup, tomatoes, water, lentils and sherry.
  5. simmer two hours.
  6. remove bay leaves before serving.