Healthy Recipes: red lentil soup with curry
Today we bring you another simple and healthy recipe with one of the quintessential ingredients of a healthy diet: lentils. This healthy recipe with red lentil is perfect for a healthy diet, and it includes several of the #HealthyCookingTips that our partners of Shamadi have been sharing in social networks as, for example, that red lentils are just as healthy as common lentils but take much less time to cook, or that adding kombu seaweed to the pulses reduces the gas they often cause.
The red lentil, besides being very rich in iron, protein and other nutrients that are beneficial to health, are more digestive than common lentils and low in fat. Moreover, as already mentioned, take very little to cook because they do not need to be soaked previously, you only have to wash them in cold water and cook for 15-20 minutes.
Here we explain the development of this tasty recipe of red lentil with curry. It is very healthy and perfect to incorporate into our healthy menu.
1 ½ cups dried red lentils
10 cm. Piece of kombu
1 clove of garlic thinly sliced
8 cups of water
1 leek chopped finely
1 or 2 pieces of celery cut small
1 or 2 carrots in small cubes
2 teaspoons of curry powder
¼ cup of umeboshi vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh ginger juice
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
¼ cup coarsely chopped parsley for garnish
Preparation: Bring the lentils, garlic, kombu, leek, celery and carrot to boil in a large pot and reduce the heat to medium-low. Stirring occasionally, simmer for 20 minutes, or until the red lentils are soft and melt into the broth. Skim off and discard any foam. Remove and discard the kombu. Stir the curry powder, vinegar, and ginger juice into the pot, and simmer an additional 5 minutes. If desired, you can also add tofu or shiitake to complete the meal. Finally, garnish with black pepper and parsley before serving.
Hopefully you will try to cook and you will like it!