Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

From the cookbook Recipes with a Spice - Indian Cuisine for Balanced Nutrition. Use your choice of vegetables and herbs, onions, garlic, cauliflower, broccoli, in this popular soup. Serve with crackers or bread sticks.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse the lentils.
  2. In a 3 quart pot, boil lentils in 4 cups water.
  3. Reduce heat and let them simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Add the noodles and cook, on medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, until little soft.
  5. Add the Cream of Mushroom soup, mushrooms, and carrots (or any other vegetables).
  6. Keep stirring, making sure it does not boil over.
  7. Stir in the tomato puree.
  8. Add more water if needed.
  9. Reduce the heat, maintaining gentle boil for about 5 minutes until the vegetables are soft.
  10. Turn off the heat.
  11. Stir in chopped tomato, parsley and dill.
  12. Garnish with cheese, if desired, and serve hot.
  13. Healthy Alternative: May also stir in 2 tablespoons of Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP).

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