Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 4 hours 20 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Soup

Type: Indian

Bursting with necessary nutrients, this lentil soup is very good for growing children


  • Whole green gram (sabut moong), soaked for 4 hours and drained 1 cup
  • Ghee 2 tbsps + to drizzle
  • Medium onion, chopped 1
  • Medium tomato, seeded and chopped 1
  • Cabbage, finely chopped ¼ cup
  • Spinach, chopped ½ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Cottage cheese (paneer), grated to garnish


  • Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add onion, tomato, cabbage, spinach and whole green gram and saute well.
  • Add salt and add 2 cups water, mix, close the cooker and cook under pressure till 2-3 whistles are given out.
  • Open the lid when the pressure has reduced completely and let the mixture cool slightly.
  • Transfer the mixture into a blender jar and blend to a smooth puree. Pass the puree through a strainer into a deep non-stick pan.
  • Add salt and mix well. Add more water to get the required consistency and bring it to a boil.
  • Pour the soup into serving bowls, garnish with cottage cheese and drizzle some ghee on top and serve.