Healthy Eats | Red Lentil Soup


Yields: 4 servings


1 tblsp Oil

1 cup red lentils

1/8 cup brown rice

1/2 medium onion

Chili pepper to taste

2 /12 cup water

3 cloves garlic

1 tsp Coriander

1 tsp Turmeric

1 tblsp Cumin

1/4 Chili powder (Ideally Kashmiri)

1 tsp Salt

Lemon juice to taste


1. Heat the oil over medium heat.

2. Add onion, chili pepper and garlic. Let cook for a minute or until the onions begin to sweat.

3. Add spices and let cook for 30 seconds.

4. Add rice, lentils, and water; bring to a roiling boil.

5. Reduce heat to a simmer and let the lentils cook for 30-45 minutes or until done

6. Add salt and blend

Optional (highly recommended): To serve drizzle a bit of oil on top, lemon juice and cilantro



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