Carrot and Lentil Soup

Carrot and Lentil Soup veg


Prep: 30 minutes


Cook: 20 minutes


Method: Easy


Course: Soup


Type: Fusion

Not only does this soup have a lovely colour, it is super delicious


  • Medium carrot, roughly chopped 1
  • Split skinless green grams (dhuli moong dal), soaked for 15 minutes and cooked 4 tbsps
  • Oil 1½ tbsps
  • Garlic, minced 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder 1 tsp
  • Medium onion, chopped ½
  • Medium tomato, chopped 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Low fat milk 2½ cups


  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and black peppercorns and saute till light brown.
  • Add carrot, onion and salt, mix and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add boiled green grams, tomato and salt and mix well and cook till tomato softens.
  • Transfer this mixture into a mixer jar, cool slightly and grind to a thick paste.
  • Heat remaining oil in another non-stick pan, add the paste and milk and whisk till the mixture is smooth. Further cook till it comes to a boil.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl and serve piping hot.