Myanmar red lentil soup

Myanmar red lentil soup

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Tiffany's

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"I discovered this simple yet healthy and warm soup during my travels to Myanmar, a nice contrast to the many types of curry dishes that are served there for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy as a starter for dinner or indulge as a main dish!"

Difficulty

Easy 👌
40
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
100 g
red lentils
1 cloves
garlic
g
ginger
½
onion
½
potato
½ tsp
ground turmeric
½ l
water
½ tbsp
salt
¼ tsp
pepper
olive oil (for frying)
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Utensils

cutting board, knife, peeler, pot, spatula

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Nutrition per serving

Cal245
Protein13 g
Fat6 g
Carb31 g
  • Step 1/2

    • 1 cloves garlic
    • g ginger
    • ½ onion
    • ½ potato
    • ½ tsp ground turmeric
    • olive oil (for frying)
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • peeler
    • pot
    • spatula

    Peel and mince garlic and ginger. Peel and finely dice onion. Peel and roughly dice potato. Add garlic, ginger, and onion together with olive oil to a pot, add turmeric, and sauté over medium heat.

  • Step 2/2

    • 100 g red lentils
    • ½ l water
    • ½ tbsp salt
    • ¼ tsp pepper

    Wash the red lentils and add it to the pot. Fry for approx. 2 min. or until its yellow color becomes even brighter. Then, add water and diced potatoes. When the soup starts simmering, season with salt and pepper. Cook until potatoes are soft, then serve immediately. Enjoy!

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