Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Sweet Potato & Red Lentils Soup

Cant believe its already 10th edition of blogging marathon starts today, its quite amazing and definitely am so happy to be a part of this fabulous event again, with so many interesting themes Srivalli announced this 10th edition few days back and i immediately choosed to run both two weeks of blogging marathon with winter recipes for the first week and kid's deceptively delicious foods as theme for the second week,do check the other marathoners running this blogging marathon here...Its too cold here, we cant go out without our jackets,cloves and shoes..Its dark already once the clock shows 4pm..Seriously i feel soo lazy and sleepy,if its winter here french peoples wont keep them away from meats,cheeses and foods prepared basically with potatoes just to keep them warm during this nasty weather..

Usually our dinner goes for salads or soups, but this winter seems to be too cold already and i couldnt stop myself to make warm and comforting soups atleast thrice a week,here is one among the soup i prepared few days back for our dinner with sweet potato and red lentils aka masoor dal, this combo works out wonder and this soup is totally satisfying and comforting, super filling if served with grilled meats or with a simple sandwich..Sending to Giveaway time an event by Sayantani and Cuponation.



2cups Sweet potatoes (peeled & chopped)
1/2cup Red lentils
1no Onion (chopped)
3nos Garlic cloves
2cups Vegetable stock
1/2tsp Parsley leaves
1cup Water
Salt
Pepper powder
Few chilly flakes
Olive oil

Heat enough olive oil in a pressure cooker, saute the chopped onions,garlic cloves until the onions turns transculent, add immediately the chopped sweet potatoes, meanwhile wash and soak the red lentils in water, cook until the veggies gets partially cooked, add the red lentils,vegetable stock water, enough water,parsley leaves,pepper powder and salt..Put the flame in high,close the pressure cooker and cook upto 3hisses..

Once the steam get released, blend the cooked veggies-dal mixture as thick soup and serve topped with chilly flakes and a simple sandwich..

45 comments:

An Open Book said... Reply To This Comment

it is def soup weather here n that is just one good looking bowl of warmth

Prathima Rao said... Reply To This Comment

This soup is a keeper for the coming winter..Hearty & healthy & quite filling too :)
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Sudha Sabarish said... Reply To This Comment

Wow tht's awesome and a yummy,perfect soup for this winter.

Ambreen said... Reply To This Comment

Nice soup! Perfect for the the cold weather!

Vandana Rajesh said... Reply To This Comment

Loved the colour and creamy texture of your soup Priya. This is definitely a must try recipe.

Sandhya Hariharan said... Reply To This Comment

Oh Priya.. you have soo well described the weather ...Its the same here...
That bowl of soup is definitely comforting for the season...

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

wow Priya, Healthy lovely soup ...looks so delicious!

Sayantani said... Reply To This Comment

we often make this for winter night dinners. looks so creamy.

Shanavi said... Reply To This Comment

wow that looks so creamy and wonderful..Slurp

Aruna Manikandan said... Reply To This Comment

looks perfect and delicious priya :)

Sum said... Reply To This Comment

Nice filling soup!

Raksha said... Reply To This Comment

This is a very healthy soup. Very innovative indeed.

Ramya said... Reply To This Comment

Slurp!! What a comforting soup! Souperlicious!

faseela said... Reply To This Comment

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Harini said... Reply To This Comment

Awesome Priya..definitely a keeper!

Paaka Shaale said... Reply To This Comment

The soup looks so tasty Priya. I just loved the colours :)

Priya Sreeram said... Reply To This Comment

this is a fine combo priya; a fine platter

Deeksha said... Reply To This Comment

healthy n super delicious. lovely color.

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

Very wholesome n comfy, perfect for weather :)
USMasala

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

Yum, hot comforting soup perfect for winter :P

Manju said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely soup, could have some now as I'm down with flu :(

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Sonali Pradhan said... Reply To This Comment

what a comforting soup...looks delicious !

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Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious looking comforting soup. Excellent preparation.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

love this one. sweet potates are in season now will try.
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Nisa Homey said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy soup perfect for the weather.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so delicious, colourful and lovely...

Nadji said... Reply To This Comment

Une combinaison que je ne connais pas du tout : lentilles/patates douces.
Il va falloir tester.
A très bientôt

Tina said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely soup..

Sharmilee! :) said... Reply To This Comment

Comforting and yummy soup

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

Such a lovely color Priya, looks so comforting and I love those small specks of chili flakes on top. Awesome.

Amruta said... Reply To This Comment

Hi, What do u mean by Red lentils?

julie said... Reply To This Comment

yum yum soup..perfect for the weather..loved it!!

divya said... Reply To This Comment

Wow.. that looks delicious.!!

Vidhya said... Reply To This Comment

This sounds like a yummy and comforting soup.

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

That is an interesting soup indeed!

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

So glad you joined Priya, and do remember Soup mela is still on..:)

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

Sersly perfect for winter.. this is r dinner hv decided .. too good

fine flavours said... Reply To This Comment

Perfect for winter :)
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Isingcakes said... Reply To This Comment

Hi Priya, followed your recipe to comfort my sore throat...loved it a lot..Thanks for posting:)

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

very comforting for this cold weather....loving it!

Sanjana said... Reply To This Comment

Gorgeous - just what I need to combat this cold weather!

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Did you do something different? The pic looks gorgeous.
Same here Priya. It seems that a season has skipped and winter is here instead of fall. We too are in single digits.

Kalyani said... Reply To This Comment

a souper delight ;-)


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Simona said... Reply To This Comment

It looks lovely and as it is windy and chilly here, a soup is very welcome. Thank you again for your contributions to MLLA.

Hot Deals & Coupon Codes said... Reply To This Comment

Such a great recipe. I am going to tell my wife to cook it.