Beef and Red Lentil Soup Recipe
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 5 People
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Beef stew cut- 1 Lb, cut into small pieces
  • Ginger-garlic paste- ½ tbsp
  • Chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Ground cumin- ½ tsp
  • Carrot, diced- 3
  • Celery, diced- 3 stalks
  • Onion, diced- 1
  • Cilantro, chopped- 2 handfuls
  • Red lentil- 1 cup
  • Tomato paste- 3 tbsp
  • Water 4 cups
  • Salt- to taste
  1. Place a pressure cooker over medium heat, add oil.
  2. Add the beef, saute for a minute. Season with salt.
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste, saute for a minute.
  4. Add all the other spices, veggies, tomato paste and red lentil combine well and saute for a minute.
  5. Add water, combine well.
  6. Add enough salt to taste.
  7. Cover the pressure cooker, place the whistle and let cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until 3 to 4 whistles.
  8. Let the pressure subside, open the lid.
  9. Give everything a mix, taste and add more salt if needed.
  10. Serve in soup bowls and enjoy with crackers, toasted bread, pita bread etc.
  11. This can also be served as a stew along with rice.
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