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Vegetable Soup Recipe - Veg Soup Recipe

Vegetable Soup is a soothing and comforting homestyle soup.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings2
AuthorSharmilee J

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup moong dal
  • 1/2 cup vegetables I used carrot and beans
  • 1 medium sized big onion
  • 1 medium sized tomato
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 no green chilli slitted
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 3 tsp oil
  • few curry leaves
  • salt to taste

To temper:

  • 1 no bayleaf
  • 1 no cloves
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon
  • 1 no cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp whole pepper
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds

Instructions

  • Dry roast moong dal till nice aroma rises and it is golden brown,Set aside.Heat oil in a kadai - add the ingredients listed under 'to temper' let it splutter then add onion, garlic, green chillies and curry leaves and saute till golden brown.
  • Then add tomatoes and saute till mushy and raw smell leaves. Then add the veggies, saute for 3 mins. Transfer this to a pan and add 1 cup of water and allow it to boil till the veggies are cooked till soft.
  • Pressure cook moong dal in medium flame with 1 cup of water for 4-5 whistles till soft, smash it well with a laddle. Add this mixture to the boiled veggies.Simmer and cook for 5mins until dal combines well with the veggies.Add required salt.
  • Add coconut milk and give a rolling single boil, sprinkle pepper powder then garnish with coriander leaves and switch it off.
  • Serve hot with rice or with bread as per your choice!

Notes

  • Do not boil/cook more after coconut milk is added else it will start separating.
  • Adding veggies is of your choice.You can use cabbage, potato etc.
  • You can use a pinch of red chilli powder if you prefer a more spicy version.
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