Tomato Rasam
Dec04

Tomato Rasam

  Ingredients • Ripe Tomato (Choose very red tomatoes) – 4 • Green chili – 3 • Curry leaves – few • Chana dal – 2 tsp • Mustard seeds – 2 tsp • Cumin seeds – 2 tsp • Salt – as required • Oil – 1 tbsp • Coriander leaves (chopped) Preparation 1. Cut tomatoes and mash it finely with hand or a masher to a fine puree. 2. Heat a pan, add oil,...

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Golden Mung Dal Soup
Sep11

Golden Mung Dal Soup

This is a variation of the simple dal soup, using the same ingredients as the previous recipe, but a different seasoning procedure changes the flavor considerably. The contrast between these recipes shows the possibilities of using different procedures to produce varieties of flavors. This dish will go well in any lunch menu, such as a rice, salad and vegetable of your choice.   Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 10...

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Wonton Soup
Sep04

Wonton Soup

Ingredients Wonton: •16 wonton wraps •1/4 cup tofu, mashed •2 tbsp shredded carrot •1 tsp minced ginger •1 tbsp soy sauce •1 tsp brown sugar •Pinch of pepper •1/4 cup chopped Chinese celery leaves (or bok choy) •1 ½ tsp egg replacer, mixed with 2 tbsp warm water Soup: •4 ‐5 cups water •½ ‐1 tsp salt •1/3 cup chopped cilantro leaves or Chinese celery leaves Preparation Mixed all ingredients in a small bowl. With a small spoon, place...

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Clear Cabbage Carrot Soup
Jun09

Clear Cabbage Carrot Soup

  Ingredients 1 Tsp olive oil ½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder 1½ Tsp grated ginger 1 small green chili chopped 2 C cabbage thinly sliced 2 carrots cut lengthwise into strips ½ C water chestnuts, chopped 6 C water 1 Tsp soy sauce 1½ Tsp salt ¼ Tsp ground black pepper 2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves Preparation Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over moderate heat; sprinkle asafetida, ginger and chilies. Sauté for 30 seconds. Add...

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South Indian Toor Dal & Tomato Soup
Jun08

South Indian Toor Dal & Tomato Soup

  Ingredients •½ C toor dal •4 C water •½ Tsp turmeric powder •1 walnut sized ball of seeded tamarind pulp •1 C hot water •1 Tbsp rasam powder •1¼ Tsp salt •2 C water •¼ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •1 big tomato, diced into 1.5 cm cubes •2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves •2 Tsp ghee •1 Tsp mustard seeds •1 Tsp cumin seeds •8-9 fresh curry leaves Preparation 1.Boil the toor dal, water and turmeric in a saucepan. Reduce the...

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Simple turkish style lenti soup
Jun07

Simple turkish style lenti soup

  Ingredients •1 cup red lentil •½ cup cracked wheat •1.5 tsp salt •½ tsp chili powder •1 tsp black pepper •2 plum tomatoes •1 tsp Italian seasoning •1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley •8 cups water Preparation Cook the lentil in the pot and bring to a boil. Add cracked wheat, tomatoes, Italian seasoning, black pepper, and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cook for another 30 to 40 minutes. Sprinkle parsley and chili powder...

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