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:

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

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  2. This soup is a keeper for the coming winter..Hearty & healthy & quite filling too :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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

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  4. Nice soup! Perfect for the the cold weather!

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

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

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

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

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  9. wow that looks so creamy and wonderful..Slurp

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  10. This is a very healthy soup. Very innovative indeed.

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  11. Slurp!! What a comforting soup! Souperlicious!

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  12. Awesome Priya..definitely a keeper!

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

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  14. this is a fine combo priya; a fine platter

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  15. healthy n super delicious. lovely color.

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  16. Very wholesome n comfy, perfect for weather :)
    USMasala

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  17. Yum, hot comforting soup perfect for winter :P

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

    Regards,
    Manju
    Http://manjuseatingdelights.blogspot.com

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  19. what a comforting soup...looks delicious !

    http://onlyfishrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  20. Delicious looking comforting soup. Excellent preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  21. Healthy soup perfect for the weather.

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  22. Looks so delicious, colourful and lovely...

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

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

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  25. Hi, What do u mean by Red lentils?

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

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  27. This sounds like a yummy and comforting soup.

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  28. That is an interesting soup indeed!

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

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

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  31. Perfect for winter :)
    check out my blog http://fine-flavours.blogspot.com

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

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

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

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  35. 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.

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

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

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