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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Curried Lentil and Carrot Soup

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Category: Vegetables, Appetizers, Fruit, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Vegetable oil
  • 4 oz Onions, chopped
  • 6 oz Red lentils
  • 4 oz Carrots, sliced thinly
  • 1 tb Madras curry powder
  • 2 pt Boiling water
  • 1 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Paprika
  • 2 sl Bread, made into crumbs
  • Cilantro, to garnish


Heat oil in a large soup pot. Add the onions & saute them for about
10 minutes. Add the lentils & cook for 1 minute, stirring
constantly. Mix in the carrots & curry powder. Cook for 2 minutes.

Add the boiling water, salt & paprika. Bring to a boil, lower heat &
cover. Simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Add the breadcrumbs & continue to cook for another 5 to 7 minutes.
Ladle into soup bowls & garnish with cilantro.

Sonia Allison, "Herbs & Spices"

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