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Anarkali Mulligatawny

Courses: Soup
Serves: 12 people

Recipe Ingredients

16 cups 3792mlWater
1 lb 454g / 16ozRed lentils
2 tablespoons 30mlPureed garlic - *see hints*
2 tablespoons 30mlPureed ginger root - *see hints*
1   Onion - diced
2   Carrots - diced (large)
3   Celery stalks - thinly sliced
3   Tomatoes - finely chopped
1 teaspoon 5mlTurmeric powder
1 teaspoon 5mlCurry powder
1 tablespoon 15mlSalt - or to taste
1   Finely-chopped cilantro

Recipe Instructions

Bring the water to a boil in a soup pot. Add the lentils and cook 5 minutes. Add the garlic, ginger, onion, carrots, celery, tomatoes, turmeric, curry, salt and cilantro. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the soup is reduced almost by one-fourth, 1 hour.


You can find pureed garlic and pureed ginger in small jars at well-stocked supermarkets.

Dietary Information:

Each of 12 servings: 70 calories; 617 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 13 grams carbohydrates; 4 grams protein; 4.66 grams fiber.

"The Los Angeles Times, 03-21-2001"


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