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:

  1. So healthy Priya..and the colour is amazing.

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

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  3. 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

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  4. 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.

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

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  6. Wow healthy and delicious soup Priya.
    Event: HRH-Healthy Summer

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  7. Such a healthy n delicious looking soup priya..yummy

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  8. all the healthy bits packed in a soup-slurp !

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  9. Delicious & comforting..Love the rich color!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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

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  11. Soup looks very colorful and appetizing....

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  12. காம்பினேஷன் நல்லாயிருக்கு...

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  13. Sounds interesting and new to me

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

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

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  16. Wow, lovely and comforting soup...

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  17. That is one appetizing looking soup- I love the nutty bite/taste of quinoa in soups!
    US Masala

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

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

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

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  21. Very tempting and yummy soup!

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

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  23. Tis is healthy stuff Priya for sure, looks yumm

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  24. un vrai régal!!!
    bonne journée

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  25. that sure is a healthy dinner!!

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

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  27. 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. :)

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

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  29. That sounds wonderful Priya...:)

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  30. another wonderful quinoa recipe!!...I am loving it, cant wait to try it out!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  31. Very nice Priya..soup looks great

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

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  33. Lovely healthy soup, very beautiful color.

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  34. what an excellent, tempting and healthy soup :)

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  35. Soup looks so colourful and very appealing !!!

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

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

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  38. Soup looks delicious. love the color.

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

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  40. Hi Priya,

    The soup looks warm and comforting..thanks for sending it to my event.
    http://www.ohtastensee.com/2011/04/07/guest-hosting-wwc-quinoa-for-dinner/

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

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