Indian Spiced Red Lentil Soup

Ingredients

12 Cups Filtered Water
2 Bunches organic Cilantro Steams (optional)
3 Cups organic Red Lentils
2 Vegetable Bullion Cubes
1/2 organic White Onion
2 – 3 organic Garlic Cloves
2 Teaspoons Fresh organic Ginger
2 – 4 Serrano Chilis
1 Cup organic Crushed Tomatoes (we like Eden in the Glass Jar)
3 Tablespoons Turmeric
1 Tablespoon Garam Masala
2 Teaspoons Coriander Seeds or 1 Teaspoon Powder
1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
1 Tablespoon + 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt or to taste
1/4 Cup Expeller Pressed Grapeseed Oil

Preparation

1
Put Cilantro Stems in Water and bring to a boil then remove Stems (This step is optional)
2
Rinse the Lentils and add to Stem Broth
3
Bring Lentils to a boil then turn heat down to medium
4
Add a bit of Lentil water to the Bullion cubes, mash well then add to Lentils
5
In a sauté pan add Grapeseed Oil, Coriander Seeds (you can put the seeds in a coffee grinder if you prefer) Cumin Seeds, Turmeric, Garam Masala.
6
Sauté on medium heat until fragrant approximately about 5 minutes.
7
Mince Serranos, grate Ginger, mince Onions, mince Garlic and add to pan then sauté until Onions are soft.
8
Add Tomato Sauce and cook on medium low for about 10 minutes then add to cooked Lentils and cook for 20 more minutes on low heat.
9
If you like a smooth texture to your soup you can put all of it in a food processor (blender or hand blender) to puree` or only use half for a slightly textured soup or leave it if you like it that way.

 



About

This soup has a variety of flavorful and aromatic spices. It is a vegan soup bursting with flavor! Serve it with our Coconut Rose Jasmine Rice for truly unique meal.

Yield:

8 - 12 Servings

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Friday, November 22, 2013 - 12:19pm

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