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Cream of Daal soup

Recipe by rabz of Dhaka, BD

I my self enjoy the desi daal but some of my friends who had my daal soup & don't enjoy spices asked me for the recipe, so it is for them to enjoy in winter.Hope they will have no complains now.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings


    • 2 tbsp butter
    • 1 chopped Onion
    • 2 cloves of garlic
    • 2  carrots, cut into cubes
    • 1 potato, cut into cubes
    • 1/2 cup pumpkin cut into cubes
    • Salt & pepper to your taste
    • 2 veggie stock maggie cubes
    • 4 cup water
    • 1/2 cup orange daal (masoor) ( soaked for 1/2 hour)
    • 1 1/2 cup water
    • 2 tbsp corn flour + 3 tbsp water.( u can add more depending how thick u like your soup) 1/4 cup cream or 1/4 cup whole milk
    To garnish
    • croutons
    • Parsley

    Directions

    1. In a soup pot heat the  butter & fry the onion till light golden.
    2. Add the garlic &   fry for another min then add the carrots, Potato, pumpkins, maggi stock & salt & pepper, toss all well.
    3. Pour the water & bring all to the boil.
    4. Add daal & boil once again then lower the heat.
    5. When all is tender & reduced to 2 c liquid consistency remove from heat & allow to cool.
    6. Put the cooled daal in a blender & blend to a fine smooth soup consistency.
    7. Put back on fire & add 1 1/2 c water & bring it to the boil.
    8. Pour the corn flour mixture & stir until thick as soup.
    9. Add milk or cream & stir.
    10. Remove from heat.
    11. Serve in individual bowls & garnish with croutons & Parsley.

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