Hot And Sour Lentil Soup Recipe

Hot and Sour Lentil Soup is a flavorful and comforting dish made with lentils, vegetables, and spices. This soup has a perfect balance of heat from the spices and tanginess from the sour ingredients. It is a healthy and nutritious option for a light meal or as a starter. The combination of lentils and vegetables provides a good amount of protein and fiber, making it a filling and satisfying dish. Serve this soup hot with a squeeze of lemon juice for an extra zing.

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Ingredients for Hot And Sour Lentil Soup Recipe

  • 1/4 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 inch Ginger, Grated
  • 1/4 cup Lentils
  • 1 cup Vegetable Broth
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/4 Carrot, Diced
  • 1/4 Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 1/4 cup Mushrooms, Sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon Vinegar
  • 1/4 tablespoon Chili Sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander
  • 0.13 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Lemon Juice, For Serving
  • as per your need Fresh Cilantro, For Garnish

Directions: Hot And Sour Lentil Soup Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a large pot and sauté onions, garlic, and ginger until fragrant.
  • STEP 2.Add lentils, vegetable broth, and water to the pot. Bring to a boil and simmer until lentils are tender.
  • STEP 3.Add vegetables like carrots, bell peppers, and mushrooms. Cook until vegetables are tender.
  • STEP 4.Stir in soy sauce, vinegar, chili sauce, and spices like cumin, coriander, and black pepper.
  • STEP 5.Adjust the seasoning according to taste. Serve hot with a squeeze of lemon juice and garnish with fresh cilantro.
  • STEP 6.For storage, let the soup cool completely and transfer it to an airtight container. It can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.
  • STEP 7.To reheat, simply heat the soup on the stovetop or in the microwave until hot. Serve with a fresh squeeze of lemon juice.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any type of lentils for this soup, such as red lentils, green lentils, or brown lentils.
  • Feel free to add or substitute vegetables according to your preference.
  • For a spicier soup, add more chili sauce or red pepper flakes.
  • If you prefer a thicker soup, you can blend a portion of the cooked lentils and vegetables before adding the spices.
  • Garnish the soup with fresh cilantro, chopped green onions, or a dollop of yogurt for added flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Serve the soup hot with a squeeze of lemon juice for an extra tangy flavor.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro, chopped green onions, or a dollop of yogurt for added freshness and taste.
Nutrition
value
352
calories per serving
3 g Fat25 g Protein53 g Carbs21 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    25g
  • Carbs
    53g
  • Fiber
    21g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    53g
  • Protein
    25g
  • Fiber
    21g

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    117mg
  • Iron
    10mg
  • Vitamin A
    1663mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    159mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    23mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    128mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    293mg
  • Selenium
    58mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp