Mulligatawny Soup with Lentils

Total Time
1hr 27mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
1 hr 7 mins

I love having this soup at my favorite Indian restaurant(s) on 6th Street in NYC!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Puree the ginger and garlic in a blender or food processor.
  2. Heat oil and add onion and ginger and garlic, until tender.
  3. Add the mustard seed and cook until they begin to pop.
  4. Add in garam masal, tandoor spice mix, curry salt, cardamom and cayenne and stir to coat onion, ginger and garlic.
  5. Add the tomatoes and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add the stock and lentils and bring the mixture to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat, partially cover and simmer for 1 hour, until the lentils are tender Stir in coconut milk and simmer 2 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat and stir in spinach and lemon juice and sugar (optional).
  9. Garnish with cilantro.
  10. Note: tandoori spice mix is available in Indian and gourmet food stores.