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Green Lentil Soup With Spiced Butter

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Bay leaves 2
  Green lentils 6 Ounce, drained, rinsed (175 Gram)
  Vegetable stock 1 3⁄4 Pint (1 Liter)
  Ground turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh coriander leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), roughly chopped (Small Handful)
  Spiced butter 1 Tablespoon
  Lightly salted butter 2 Ounce, softened (50 Gram)
  Garlic clove 1 Large, crushed
  Chopped fresh coriander 1 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili 1 , deseeded and finely chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the onions and cook for 3 minutes. Add the bay leaves, lentils, stock and turmeric. Bring to the boil, then lower the heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, or until the lentils are tender and turning mushy.
2. Meanwhile, to make the spiced butter, beat the butter with the garlic, coriander, paprika, cumin and chilli and transfer the mixture to a small serving dish.
3. Stir the coriander leaves into the soup, season to taste with salt and pepper and serve in warmed soup bowls with the spiced butter in a separate bowl for stirring into the soup.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Lentil

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Just made this, it is amazing!