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Ingredients for Dal Soup With Tomato Recipe
- Ripe Red Tomatoes quartered 6 medium
- Skinless Split Green Gram soaked 1/2 cup
- Oil 1 tablespoon
- Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
- Onion sliced 1 small
- Ginger sliced 1 inch piece
- Garlic sliced 2 cloves
- Salt to taste
- White pepper powder to taste
- Brown bread 4 slices
- Fresh coriander leaves 4 sprigs
Heat oil in a deep pan. Add cumin seeds, onion, ginger and garlic and sauté till lightly browned.
Add moong dal and sauté for a minute. Add three cups of water and bring the mixture to a boil. Add salt and pepper powder and stir.
Add tomatoes and mix. Cover and cook till the dal is completely cooked.
Cut the brown bread slices into heart shaped pieces with a cookie cutter. Heat a pan and toast the bread hearts till golden and crisp.
Strain the dal mixture and blend the solids into a smooth puree.
Pass the puree through a sieve into a deep pan. Add the strained stock and mix.
Bring the mixture to a boil. Adjust seasoning.
Pour the soup into individual soup bowls, garnish with the toasted bread hearts and coriander sprigs and serve hot.