Turmeric Spinach Golden Lentil Dal - Red Lentil Soup
Turmeric Spinach Golden Lentil Dal - Red Lentil Soup. Easy Lentil Soup with turmeric and greens. No garlic no onion Dhal. Golden Lentil Dal with Bengali Panch phoron spices. Vegan Gluten-free Soy-free Recipe.
Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the whole spices in the order, Mix and let them start to pop.
Add turmeric and cayenne and give it a quick mix. Add the washed and drained lentils, mix and roast for a minute. At this point, you can add in finely chopped veggies of choice.
Add water and salt and mix in. Partially cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until lentils are cooked to preference.
Fold in the spinach or baby greens. Taste and adjust salt and heat. Simmer for 2 minutes or so. You can also add in 1 chopped tomatoes at this point.
Serve as soup or over rice.
Variation: Add a 1/2 tsp fresh turmeric, peeled and grated when you add the spinach. If you don't have nigella and fenugreek seeds, add 1/4 cup onion and 3 cloves of garlic after step 2 , and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until translucent.Nutritional information based on one serving