Shorba - Dal Shorba
Extract of lentils tempered with garlic and cumin
Toor dal 100 gm
Masoor dal 100 gm
Onion, chopped 40 gm
Ginger, chopped 1 tbsp
Garlic, chopped 1 tbsp
Green chilies, chopped 2 no
Coriander leaves 2 sprig
Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
Cardamom large 1 no
Cardamom small 1 no
Garlic 15 cloves
Crushed Pepper corn 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Ghee/oil 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Lemon juice 1 tbsp
Finely chop the leaf part of coriander and keep it for garnish and keep the stem separately.
Pick,wash and soak the lentils.
How to make dal shorba
Mix together toor dal, masoor dal, chopped onion, ginger, garlic, green chillies, turmeric powder, cardamoms, coriander stem and salt.
Add 1 lit of water and bring it to boil. Simmer for fifteen minutes. Remove scum from the top from time to time. Cook until dal is soft. Pass a through a soup strainer. Set aside.
Heat ghee/oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and chopped garlic and cook until brown. Add pureed dal, add water to adjust the consistency, if required. Bring it to a boil. Add lemon juice and Peppercorn.
Serve piping hot garnished with finely chopped coriander leaves.
Colour – light yellow in colour
Flavour - combined flavor of garlic, cumin and lemon – appetizing
Consistency – thin, watery
quick and easy home made soup
how to make soups at home,
quick and easy home made soup, healthy food
What is biryani Biryani, in its simplest form is a dish in which rice and meat/vegetables are cooked together. With few exceptio...
Cooking methods, technique and terms used in Indian Kitchen. These are the useful excerpts taken from my Book Simplifying Indian Cuisine f...
difference between biryani and pulao Biryani and Pulao Biryani and Pulao, in its simplest form is a dish in which rice and meat/vegeta...