Healthy Yellow mung lentil (dal)Soup

Dairy free ️Filling & satisfying soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 Bowls
Calories 95 kcal


Ingredients ( 2 soup bowls)

  • 1/2 cup Cup yellow mung lentil (Depending on how thick you like)
  • 1 tbsp Finley Onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp Finley celery chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander chopped
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped capsicum (optional)
  • 2-3 tbsp finely chopped capsicum/bell peppers for additional taste/crunch (optional)

Dry spices

  • 1/8 tbsp turmeric powder (as per taste)
  • 1/2 tbsp roasted cumin powder (as per taste)
  • Salt & pepper (as per taste)


  • Lemon juice to sprinkle
  • Chopped fresh coriander leaves



  • Wash & rinse the dal (lentil)
  • Soak the dal overnight/ for an hour
  • In a pressure cooker, add 2 cups water, lentil & salt.
  • Cook in the pressure cooker, switch off after one whistle.

Once cool down, blend the lentil &water until you get the creamy smooth texture.

  • (If you want bit chunky, keep 1/4 cup cooked dal aside & blend the rest of it, mix in later in the saucepan)

️ Dry roast the garlic, onion & celery in a heated saucepan for 2 minutes.

  • Pour the dal paste over it, mix well.
  • Add salt, black pepper & cumin powder.
  • Cook for 5-6 minutes, add coriander leaves.

️Garnish with coriander leaves.

  • Squeeze lemon juice before serving ( for better iron absorption & taste)

Calories in one soup bowl

  • Yellow lentil
    90 calories
    2-4 calories
    = 95 calories approx