Dahl Soup
Comments: The most delicious Indian soup ever.
Preparation time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 25 minutes
Servings: 4
IngredientsPreparation
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] vegetable oil
  • 1/2 Spanish onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] freshly chopped ginger
  • 2 teaspoons [10 mL] ground caraway
  • 2 teaspoons [10 mL] ground cardamom
  • 5 cups [1.25 L] water
  • 1 1/3 cups [330 mL] dried orange lentils, rinsed then drained
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Freshly squeezed juice of 1 lemon
  • Plain Greek yogurt, to taste [to garnish]
  • Freshly chopped parsley, to taste [to garnish]
  • Into a casserole, heat vegetable oil over medium heat.
  • Soften together chopped Spanish onion, garlic and ginger stirring from time to time, for 5 minutes.
  • Mix in ground caraway and cardamom; cook for 1 minute more
  • Pour in water, add drained dried orange lentils, then bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat and leave to simmer stirring every once in a while for 15 to 20, to soften lentils.
  • Salt and pepper soup to taste, then pour in fresh lemon juice.
  • Serve soup into individual bowls, each serving garnished with a dollop Greek yogurt, sprinkled with freshly chopped parsley.