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Red Lentil Soup( Musur Dal):

Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup

Often I make this Soup for a light Lunch.This recipe of Red Lentil is very light to digest.I Serve this with rice and Potato fry.My Kids love to eat this .This Soup is great as a main meal rather than as a side dish like the more traditional Indian dhal.lentils have the third-highest level of protein, by weight, of any legume or nut, after soybeans and hemp. Proteins include the essential amino acids isoleucine and lysine.

They are also a good source of potassium, calcium, zinc, niacin and vitamin K, but are particularly rich in dietary fiber, lean protein, folate and iron.

Ingredients:

1 cup of red lentil
4 cups of water
2 tbsp coriander leaf
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp salt
1 tbsp sunflower oil
2 tbsp onion chopped
1 green chili
1 red chili
1 tsp cumin seed

Preperation

Use Pressure cooker for boil the lentil.For boiling use 2 cups of water.Add remaining water to the boiled lentil.Mix salt ,turmeric and green chili in the dhal. Boil it for 10 minutes.

In another skillet heat oil .Add red chili,cumin and onion to oil.Saute for 5 minutes.Pour the fried spiced and oil to the dhal.

Spread  with Coriander leaf on the top of dhal. Serve it with hot rice.

Nutritional Information:
6 Servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 52.6
Total Fat 3.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 1.8 mg
Sodium 1,293.6 mg
Potassium 79.0 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5.0 g
Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
Sugars 1.4 g
Protein 1.3 g
Vitamin A 25.2 %
Vitamin B-12 0.0 %
Vitamin B-6 1.8 %
Vitamin C 37.2 %
Vitamin D 0.0 %
Vitamin E 6.0 %


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Alu,Matar and Gajar Tikia (Potato,peas and Carrot Tikia)

I was so amazed that my little daughters are taking interest in cooking.They  have started to think their own recipe.One day they tried this by my help.You don’t  believe that it was amazing.I was delighted by the amazing snack of my little chef!I want to share it with you as it is their first try.

Best of Luck my little chef!

Organic recipe 003

Ingredients:

4 medium Potato
1 medium carrot
1/4 cup peas
2 tbsp flour
2 tbsp rice flour(if you are a non vegetarian you can use one egg in the batter instead of rice flour)
4 tbsp biscuit dust(you can make your own by using stored biscuit)
1 cup vegetable oil for deep fry
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

Preparation:

Boil the potato,peas and carrot.Smash it and mix it with salt and pepper.Prepare small tikia.Keep it aside. Make the batter in a bowl by mixing flours with water.Remember the batter should not be too thick or too light.Deep the tikia one by one in batter and roll it on biscuit dust.Deep fry it in a pan.serve hot.

Nutritional Information:
6 Servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 145.4
Total Fat 0.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 468.4 mg
Potassium 640.5 mg
Total Carbohydrate 32.1 g
Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
Sugars 2.4 g
Protein 3.7 g
Vitamin A 25.5 %
Vitamin B-12 0.0 %
Vitamin B-6 23.4 %
Vitamin C 51.7 %
Vitamin D 0.0 %
Vitamin E 0.6 %