Tibetan Lentil Soup

Total Time
10 mins
40 mins

This is a simple, healthy, and unusually spiced soup. It is really satisfying.

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  1. Bring the lentils and water to a boil, then reduce the hear, cover and simmer until tender- about 20 minutes Meanwhile, heat oil and saute the onions, garlic and chile for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the carrots, potatoes, coriander and cumin and saute for another minute, stirring to prevent sticking.
  3. Remove from the heat and set aside When lentils are tender, coarsely chop the tomatoes right in the can and stir them into the soup pot.
  4. Add the chopped cilantro, salt, and sauteed vegetables.
  5. Cover and simmer for about 10-15 minutes, until all of the vegetables are tender.