Lentil Soup

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup lentils
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/4 cup chopped spring onion (only green parts)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup shredded spinach
  • 1 tsp olive oil (or cooking oil)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds powder
  • 1/4 cup tomato ketchup
  • Pepper as per taste
  • Salt as per taste
Method:
  • Wash lentils and soak it for 1 hour. Heat oil in a pan.
  • Saute onion till transparent. Add garlic, carrots, bay leaf, saute for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add chicken broth. Add all the ingredients except lemon juice and spinach.
  • Let it cook for at least 30 minutes. Add spinach and let it cook for another 20 minutes.
  • If the soup is too thick, then add more water. Lastly put the lemon juice. Serve hot,garnishing with garlic bread

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