Sweet potato and lentil soup | How to make Sweet potato and lentil soup

By nadha sajid  |  12th Dec 2017  |  
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Sweet potato and lentil soupby nadha sajid
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    2

    People

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About Sweet potato and lentil soup Recipe

This is a healthy soup which consists of sweet potato and lentils. And it is thickened using oats instead of corn flour. Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A which is important for the growth of cells in foetus. It also helps to provode a feeling of fullness, it reduces blood sugar increase and also helps in digestion. Lentils are rich in protein, iron, folate (B9) and calcium, all of which the body needs more of during pregnancy and which are very important for the health of mother and baby. Oats is rich in proteins, fiber, vitamins and magnesium all which are required during pregnancy. This soup can also be given to babies by reducing the spices and pureeing it. Thus this is a soup for babies, pregnant women and elderly.

Sweet potato and lentil soup, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by nadha sajid. Sweet potato and lentil soup is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Sweet potato and lentil soup is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Sweet potato and lentil soup by nadha sajid is perfect to serve 2 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Sweet potato and lentil soup.

Sweet potato and lentil soup

Ingredients to make Sweet potato and lentil soup

  • Sweet potato - 1 cup chopped
  • oil - 1 tablespoon
  • onion - 3 tablespoon chopped
  • garlic - 2 cloves minced
  • ginger - 1 teaspoon minced
  • cumin powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • chilly powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • red lentils - 1/4 cup
  • water - 1 1/2 cup
  • Oats - 2 tablespoon
  • salt - to taste
  • tomato - to garnish ( optional)
  • Corinader - to garnish
  • pepper - to taste
  • lime - to taste ( optional)

How to make Sweet potato and lentil soup

  1. Pour some coconut oil in a pan.
  2. Add onions to it.
  3. Add salt, chilly powder, cumin powder and turmeric powder to it.
  4. Add minced garlic and ginger.
  5. Stir it.
  6. Add sweet potato.
  7. Add lentils.
  8. Stir.
  9. Pour 1 1/2 cup of water.
  10. Add two tablespoon of oats.
  11. Bring it to boil.
  12. Reduce flame and simmer for 10min or till lentil softens
  13. Season it with salt and pepper.
  14. Add squeeze of lime(optional)
  15. Garnish with chopped tomato and coriander.

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Hema Mallik2 years ago

Looks great. Will surely try this.
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