Monday, April 11, 2011


Welcome to my cookbook Cookerypoint - Ila's Kitchen. Hmmm , this is soup week..ya I am gonna post varieties of soups for this week for Blogging Marathon. My theme for marathon is 7 days of soups. Yummy na and I would like to thank Srivalli for another marathon. Today my soup is Spiced Carrot and Lentil Soup which is healthy one. Red or yellow lentils can be used to prepare soup. This is very easy and healthy soup, which is perfect for evening refreshment. Lets go to our recipe ...


Carrot - 1 no (Peeled and Grated)
Yellow lentil - 1/2 cup
Vegetable Stock - 2 cups
Cumin seeds - 2 tspn
Red Chilli - 2 no
Yogurt - 1 tbspn
Olive oil - 2 tspn
Coriander leaves - To garnish


Heat the pan and dry fry the cumin seed and redchilli for a minute.
Reserve some tadka for garnishing at the end.
Now add olive oil to the same pan with cumin seed and chilli.
Add grated carrot when the oil become hot.
Fry for few minutes and add yellow lentils to it.
Now add vegetable stock until lentil immerse or according to your consistency.
Bring to boil and simmer for 15 minutes until dal is cooked.
Alternatively,dal can be cooked before and simmer for 5 minutes.
Cool the dal mixture and blend it well until smooth.
Now add reserved tadka,corianderleaves and yogurt for garnishing.
Carrot and Lentil Soup is ready to serve.

Serving Suggestion:

This yummy and healthy Carrot and Lentil Soup can be served for evening refreshment.

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Srivalli said...

Glad you could join us again Ila. Soup looks very inviting.

Priya said...

Wat a wonderful looking soup,i wont mind to have this soup for my dinner..

Usha said...

Nice ila!

Rani acharyulu said...

Lovely soup,looks so delicious.

PJ said...

Nice and healthy soup.Looks tempting

Indie.Tea said...

That sounds delicious...and very hearty!

Suma Gandlur said...

A bowl of comfort.

Archana Vivek said...

Very nice and healthy one Ila.

Treat and Trick said...

Yummy and nutritious!

Smita said...

Nice recipe... Lovely soup.

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Sensible Vegetarian said...

Lovely looking soup.

Prathima Rao said...

Comforting & healthy :)
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Nandini said...

Yummy soup! It looks great and awesome!

Suja Sugathan said...

Comforting and healthy soup..yummy.

aipi said...

Healthy n filling- looks so thick n tasty..

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Kalpana Sareesh said...

yumm n healthy one...

Swathi said...

Soup looks dleicious and healthy.

Sin-A-Mon (Monika) said...

this sounds good I am looking forward to the soups as my son loves them

Swarnavalli Suresh said...

Delicous and healthy soup...

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

so refreshing and healthy soup !!

JishasKitchen said...

soup looks so healthy and very delicious..loved it...:)

divya said...

look superb dear and so tempting, amazing.

Sunanda said...

The ingredients in the soup made it very healthy.. looks colorful..

kaveri said...

Very healthy and very inviting...

Ambreen said...

Mmmmmm ... Delicious & healthy soup! Looks tempting!!!

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