Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Quinoa,Toordal & Tomato Soup

I never tried out soups with quinoa and dal together, i make out numerous dishes with this wonderful grains after oats and barley, its a fabulous versatile grains and u can make many wonderful dishes from breakfast to dinner with this nutritious grains, yesterday for our dinner i tried out making this delicious soup by combining the quinoa with toordal and tomatoes and this combination works out wonder...We loved this super filling,nutritious and yummy soup for our dinner with some bread toast...Quite an easy soup to enjoy without any guilt and the toordal cooked along with quinoa turned out this soup more tasty and interesting..Am sending this delicious soup to CWF-Toordal guest hosted by Suma,event by Kiran..

Quinoa,dal & tomato soup

2cups Tomatoes (juicy)
1/2cup Tomato puree (storebought)
1/2cup Quinoa
1/4cup Toor dal
1tsp Dry parsley leaves
2cups Vegetable stock water
1no Onion(chopped)
1no Bayleaves
Salt
Pepper powder
Olive oil

Pressure cook quinoa and toor dal together upto 3 hisses with 2cups of water..meanwhile heat the olive oil in a vessel,fry the bayleaves and onions together until the onions turns transculent, add immediately the tomatoes,dry parsley leaves and cook everything with enough salt until the tomatoes turns mushy..add the vegetable stock water,tomato puree and cook for 10-15minutes...Now take off the bay leaves and blend everything as fine paste...

Take this blended soup,cooked quinoa and toordal together in a vessel, add the pepper powder,check for salt and bring to boil,put off the stove and serve this wonderful soup warm with some bread toasts..

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54 comments:

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Soup looks so inviting..

Raji said... Reply To This Comment

So healthy Priya..and the colour is amazing.

Nammi said... Reply To This Comment

lovely soup priya :) ps do you have a nice easy rasam recipe i can follow want to try and make one :)

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

very comfort n healthy package..

Kamalika said... Reply To This Comment

Looks healthy Priya. Your soup can be served at Veggie Platter of Smitha who is running an event for Toor Dal. She is a part of the marathon who is doing diabetic food management

jeyashrisuresh said... Reply To This Comment

very healthy and filling soup

enteruchilokam said... Reply To This Comment

soup looks delicious n nice color

Rani acharyulu said... Reply To This Comment

It looks delicious and tasty..I think this grain we did not get in India.I think substitute for this grain whole wheat rawa. Good post.

Mélange said... Reply To This Comment

yes,thats an extremely unique combo Priya..Looks tempting too.

Kurinji said... Reply To This Comment

Wow healthy and delicious soup Priya.
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Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

Such a healthy n delicious looking soup priya..yummy

Priya Sreeram said... Reply To This Comment

all the healthy bits packed in a soup-slurp !

Sangeetha Nambi said... Reply To This Comment

Diff try :)

Prathima Rao said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious & comforting..Love the rich color!!
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vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

healthy n delicious....m not a soup person but u r rec is tempting!

kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

Soup looks very colorful and appetizing....

S.Menaga said... Reply To This Comment

காம்பினேஷன் நல்லாயிருக்கு...

PriyaVaasu said... Reply To This Comment

Very inviting!!!!

Vimitha Anand said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy and yummy soup...

Shanthi said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds interesting and new to me

jayasree said... Reply To This Comment

I'm loving all your quinoa dishes. The soup has an inviting color.

Nitha said... Reply To This Comment

healthy one Priya..

Smita said... Reply To This Comment

Wow soup looks yummy... perfect color

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Premalatha Aravindhan said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting and healthy soup...Luks delicious...

Suman Singh said... Reply To This Comment

Wow, lovely and comforting soup...

SravsCulinaryConcepts said... Reply To This Comment

so healthy soup !!

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy and hearty soup Priya

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

That is one appetizing looking soup- I love the nutty bite/taste of quinoa in soups!
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divya said... Reply To This Comment

yummy...... luks so delicious.. very tempting clicks!!! Very healthy and delicious...

Sonia said... Reply To This Comment

Hi Priya,
The bowl is looking so warm and comforting...loved it !

savitha ramesh said... Reply To This Comment

Wat a healthy way to start a day.love the soup.

Treat and Trick said... Reply To This Comment

Very tempting and yummy soup!

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Harini said... Reply To This Comment

absolutely a winner of a soup there!! I am sure I am going to try it out!

Kairali sisters said... Reply To This Comment

Tis is healthy stuff Priya for sure, looks yumm

Fimère said... Reply To This Comment

un vrai régal!!!
bonne journée

sojo said... Reply To This Comment

that sure is a healthy dinner!!

Now Serving said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy and healthy! I am posting a quinoa dish today too:)

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so colorful besides being healthy. I too cook with quinoa in all different ways I can think of. I too have made earlier a soup - khichdish kind of dish on similar lines. :)

Mary said... Reply To This Comment

Your soup looks most inviting. I'd love to have a bowl of it. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

Foodie Ann said... Reply To This Comment

That sounds wonderful Priya...:)

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

another wonderful quinoa recipe!!...I am loving it, cant wait to try it out!
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Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Very nice Priya..soup looks great

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

Can I have some now please? you are reminding me how hungry I am now.

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely healthy soup, very beautiful color.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Reply To This Comment

what an excellent, tempting and healthy soup :)

Shanavi said... Reply To This Comment

Soup looks so colourful and very appealing !!!

Sushma said... Reply To This Comment

This looks so...good...I can slurp up a whole big bown in a min :)

Cassie said... Reply To This Comment

I love quinoa in soups, it makes it so hearty and filling

Reshmi Mahesh said... Reply To This Comment

Inviting soup with nice colour

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Soup looks delicious. love the color.

Krithi's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Colorful and Hearty....

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Anusha Birlangi said... Reply To This Comment

Soup looks very healthy and delicious... I love the picture too :)

Denny said... Reply To This Comment

Hi Priya,

The soup looks warm and comforting..thanks for sending it to my event.
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Usha said... Reply To This Comment

I see a NYC cup.. :). Soup looks yummy and filling too...