Split Black Gram Lentil Soup | Urad Dal Recipe

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Recipe type: Lentil
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
 
Spilt black gram lentil soup is little twist of Indian Urad Dal recipe. This restaurant style look makes it attractive, but not only look, the heart of this recipe is its taste and lovely creamy texture.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup spilt black gram lentil (urad dal)
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 5 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 green chili finely chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • Some curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
Instructions
  1. In a pressure cooker, add 1 cup lentil and 3 cup water, turmeric powder and salt. Cool till 2 whistles on medium flame.
  2. Now after open the pressure cooker, add green chili, ginger, red chili powder and lemon juice.
  3. In sauce pan, heat the ghee. Then add minced garlic and cumin seeds, some curry leaves. Add that lentil mixture into pan, and let it simmer for 10 minutes. Adjust the salt if required.
  4. Finally add the fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.
  5. For last restaurant like tempering(tadka) , in a small pan take 1 tbsp ghee, add 2 crushed garlic cloves. Let it cook for just half-minute. Now switch off the gas add 1 tsp red chili powder and mix it.
  6. When you serve it, add red tadka on top. (this is optional)
Notes
You can serve it with Indian roti or rice. But it tastes good with millet flour roti.
Recipe by Veggie Food Recipes at https://veggiefoodrecipes.com/split-black-gram-lentil-soup-urad-dal-recipe/