Spicy Lentil Soup called “Sambhar from the Southern part of India

Growing up in a small city called Cochin in the southern part of India -Kerala, this spicy lentil soup that my grandmom and mom made filled the house with fragrance of freshly ground spices. This soup is called”Sambhar” in Kerala and is made a little differently than the regular “Sambhar”. My mom and grandmom freshly … Continue reading

Lentil Soup with Caramelized Onions, toasted Cumin and Coriander

1/2 cup Yellow Pigeon peas or Red Lentils 1 large Onion 1 Tomato Fresh Ginger 3 cloves of Garlic Pinch of Turmeric Salt to taste Cayenne 1 teaspoon Lemon Pepper 1 teaspoon Coriander powder Canola Oil/ Vegetable Oil 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds Cilantro for garnish 2 teaspoons Lemon Juice Take 1/2 cup of Yellow Pigeon … Continue reading

Lentil Soup with caramelized onions, toasted cumin and coriander.

I am cold and shaking with fever. I have a terrible cold and my sinuses hurt. For dinner tonight, I decide to make something hearty and simple yet delicious and best remedy for the flu! My Lentil Soup with caramelized onions and topped with some toasted cumin and cilantro. Yum!