Carrot Moong Dal Soup is a nutritious and flavorful dish that combines the goodness of carrots and lentils. Here's a simple pressure cooker recipe to make this delicious soup.
Carrot and Moong Dal Soup:
- 1 cup split yellow moong dal (yellow lentils) - 1 cup chopped carrots - 1/2 cup chopped beetroot - 1 small onion, finely chopped - 2 cloves garlic, minced - 1-inch piece of ginger, grated - 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin - 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander - Salt to taste - Black pepper to taste - 1 tablespoon oil or ghee
- Ceres Pressure Cooker - The handles are comfortable to hold and stay cool while cooking. - The fusible safety valve and gasket release system are well-matched to ensure a safe and easy cooking experience. - It is ultra-hygienic and has no effect on the food's color, flavor, or odor. - This item is made to last and can be used on both induction and gas stoves.
Instructions: 1. Rinse the moong dal thoroughly under cold water until the water runs clear. Set it aside. 2. In your best pressure cooker, heat the oil or ghee over medium heat. - The handles are comfortable to hold and stay cool while cooking. - The fusible safety valve and gasket release system are well-matched to ensure a safe and easy cooking experience. 3. Add the cumin seeds and let them sizzle for a few seconds. 4. Add the finely chopped onions and sauté until they become translucent. 5. Stir in the minced garlic and grated ginger and sauté for another minute until fragrant. 6. Add the chopped carrots and beetroot to the pressure cooker and cook for a few minutes, stirring occasionally. 7. Add the turmeric powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, salt, and black pepper. Mix well to coat the vegetables and spices. 8. Add the rinsed moong dal to the pressure cooker and stir to combine with the other ingredients. 9. Pour in the water or vegetable broth. 10. Close the lid of your Ceres pressure cooker securely and follow the manufacturer's instructions for pressure cooking lentils and vegetables. Typically, it takes about 10-15 minutes of pressure cooking. 11. After pressure cooking, carefully release the pressure from the cooker according to the manufacturer's guidelines. 12. Using an immersion blender or a regular blender, carefully blend the soup until it's smooth and creamy. Be cautious when blending hot liquids. 13. If the soup is too thick, you can add more water or broth to reach your desired consistency. 14. Taste the soup and adjust the seasoning with more salt and pepper if needed. 15. Ladle the hot Carrot and Beetroot Moong Dal Soup into serving bowls. 16. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves and a squeeze of lemon juice if desired.
Enjoy your homemade Carrot Moong Dal Soup, prepared with the convenience and safety features of your Ceres pressure cooker from Avias. It's a nutritious and flavorful dish with a beautiful color, perfect for a wholesome and comforting meal.