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Green Lentil Soup With Spiced Butter

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Ingredients
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Bay leaves 2
  Green lentils 6 Ounce, rinsed (175 Grams)
  Vegetable stock 1 3⁄4 Pint (1 Liter)
  Ground turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander leaves 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), roughly chopped (Small Handful)
For spiced butter
  Lightly salted butter 2 Ounce, softened (50 Grams)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed (Large Clove)
  Chopped fresh coriander 2 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili 1 Teaspoon, deseeded and finely chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Heat the oil in a saucepan.
Add the onions and cook for 3 minutes.
Add the bay leaves, lentils, vegetable stock and turmeric.
Bring to the boil, reduce the heat, cover the pan and simmer for 20 minutes or until the lentils are tender and turning mushy.
Meanwhile, make the spiced butter.
Beat the butter with the garlic, coriander, paprika, cumin seeds and chilli and transfer to a small serving dish.
Stir the coriander leaves into the soup, season to taste and serve with the spiced butter in a separate bowl for stirring into the soup.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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