Tomato dal soup:
The traditional method of preparing soup gives a mild taste and soothing effect to the throat and tummy, from Child to Adult. These type of soups can be consumed as a warm drink or with plain cooked rice, both have wonderful taste. Consistency- not very thick, gluey or clear soup.
Easy to prepare with minimal effort and ingredients.
Ingredients to prepare:
Moong dal- 1 tbsp (to enhance the taste and consistency of the soup, alternative to mashed potato)
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Salt- 1 tsp
Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
Fennel seeds-1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp
Curry leaves-1 twig
Method to prepare:
Boil, moong dal for 3 whistles in a pressure pan.
Once the steam released, add chopped onion, Tomato, green chilli and cook for more 3 whistles.
Mash all together to a smooth consistency, add 2 cups of water salt and turmeric powder.
Heat another pan with a teaspoon of ghee and add fennel seeds and cumin.
Add garam masala powder and curry leaves, add the soup in, allow it to boil for 3 minutes in medium flame.
Transfer and garnish with chopped coriander leaves, add pepper if necessary.