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Lentil Soup

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Lentil Soup is a unique and sumptuous soup. This soup is perfect for your vegetarian friends at your parties. I am sure you will get hooked to this Lentil Soup recipe.
Ingredients
  Oil/Butter / ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Carrots 2 , diced
  Turnip/Swede 1 Medium, diced
  Celery stick 2 , chopped
  Lentils 400 Gram, soaked for 30 minutes (About 14 Ounce)
  Bay leaves 2
  Tomato puree 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Hot water 1 1⁄2 Liter (Around 2.75 Pint)
  Salt/1 tablespoon tamari 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat the oil, butter or ghee in a heavy-based pan and saute the carrots, swede or turnip and celery for 3-4 minutes.
Drain the lentils and add them to the pan with the bay leaves, tomato puree, if using, and 1 litre (13/4 pints) of the water.
Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat, half cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the lentils are soft.
2 Add the salt or tamari, oregano, thyme and as much of the remaining water as is necessary to achieve the consistency of your choice.
Simmer for 2-3 minutes and serve.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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