Indian Lentil Soup Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage


 Masoor dal4 Ounce (3/4 Teacup)
 Sliced onions3
 Crushed garlic4 Clove (20 gm)
 Chili powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Oil2 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Boiled rice1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 777 Calories from Fat 113

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.7%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 454.7 mg18.9%

Total Carbohydrates 133 g44.4%

Dietary Fiber 47 g187.8%

Sugars 30 g

Protein 39 g78.2%

Vitamin A 77.4% Vitamin C 151.3%

Calcium 20.4% Iron 61.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat the oil and fry the onions for 1 minute. Add the garlic and chilli powder and fry again for 1/2 minute.
2. Add 6 teacups of water, the tomatoes, masoor dal and salt and cook in a pressure cooker till the first whistle.
3. When cooked, blend in a mixer.
4. Boil for 5 minutes.