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Spiced Lentil Soup

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Ingredients
  Onions 3 Medium
  Tomatoes 3 Medium
  Butter/Margarine 2 Ounce (50 Grams)
  Split lentil 6 Ounce (175 Grams)
  Stock 2 Pint (1.2 Liter)
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Cream/Yogurt 1 Teaspoon (Leveled) (For The Toppings)
  Cashew nuts 2 Tablespoon (For The Topping)
Directions

Peel and chop the onions.
Skin and chop the tomatoes.
This soup can be served without sieving or liquidizing, in which .
case, chop the onions and tomatoes finely and neatly.
Heat the butter or margarine and cook the onions and tomatoes for 5 minutes.
Add the lentils, stock and spices, together with a little seasoning.
Simmer for 45 minutes, or until the lentils are tender.
Sieve or liquidize for a smooth texture, then return to the pan and reheat.
Adjust the seasoning and serve topped with cream or yogurt and the nuts.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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