A tasty and easy red lentil soup recipe.
190g red lentils
1200ml water or as required to get the desired consistency
120g finely chopped carrots
1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped
1/2 tbsp ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 bay leaf
1 vegetable stock cube
Salt to taste
1/2 tbsp olive oil
Juice of 1/2 a lemon or to taste
Wash the lentils and set aside.
Add lentils and let it simmer for around 20-25 minutes or until the lentils are nicely cooked.
Once the lentils are cooked, remove the bay leaf and blend the soup in a blender or food processor until it becomes smooth and creamy.
Let the soup simmer for around 5 minutes and then remove from heat.
Serve hot and enjoy!
Keywords: lentil soup, red lentils,