Turkish Red Lentil Soup Recipe
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Turkey
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Serves: 4 servings
 
Recipe for Turkish Red Lentil Soup made with red lentils (masoor dal) and veggies. Easy 10 minute recipe thats vegan.
Ingredients
Main Ingredients
  • ¼ Cup Split Red Lentils (Masoor Dal)
  • 2 Tablespoon Broken Wheat (Daliya)
  • 5 Cashewnuts
  • 1 Medium Sized Red Onion, Chopped
  • 1 Carrot, Chopped
  • 1 Tomato, Chopped
  • ½ of a Medium Sized Potato, Diced
  • ½ Teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Paprika
  • ½ Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar (optional)
  • 2 Sprigs Mint Leaves
  • ½ inch piece ginger, peeled
  • 2 Cups Water
To Serve
  • 2 Sprigs Mint Leaves, Chopped
  • 4 Lemon Wedges
Instructions
  1. Add in all the ingredients in a pressure cooker and cook on medium flame for 5 whistles. It will take about 5-6 minutes. Switch off the flame and allow the pressure from the cooker to release naturally.
  2. Blend the soup. Do not blend the soup to a fine paste. Grind to a slightly coarse consistency so there is texture in every bite. Add little hot water to thin the soup to a consistency that you may like. Turkish Red Lentil Soup is ready.
  3. Garnish with mint leaves. Serve with bread and lemon wedges. Squeeze the lemon just before serving.
Recipe by Kannamma Cooks at https://www.kannammacooks.com/turkish-red-lentil-soup/