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Delicious and nutritious lentil soup: for those who like tom yum

Erika IlyinaLS Food
Lentil soup. Source: freepik

If you like tom yum, we recommend that you try making lentil soup according to this recipe. It tastes like an Asian first course and is also quite easy to prepare.

A food blogger with the nickname thefoodhub.by ilona knows how to make lentil soup with coconut milk. On Instagram, she shared what other products are needed for it.

Delicious and nutritious lentil soup: for those who like tom yum

Ingredients

  • Onion – 1 pc
  • Sugar – 1 tbsp
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Tomatoes in their juice
  • Ginger – 4 cm
  • Water – 650-700 ml
  • Coconut milk – 360 ml
  • Red pepper flakes – ½ tsp
  • Red lentils – 140 g
  • Cilantro
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Method of preparation

1. Finely chop the onion and garlic. Grate the ginger on a fine grater.

2. Heat the oil in a saucepan and fry the onion over medium heat until golden brown. Add ginger, garlic, and chili flakes and fry for 1-2 minutes.

Delicious and nutritious lentil soup: for those who like tom yum

3. Add lentils and fry for 1-2 minutes.

4. Add the tomatoes, warm water, 300 ml of coconut milk, salt and pepper.

Delicious and nutritious lentil soup: for those who like tom yum

5. Bring the soup to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 25 minutes.

Delicious and nutritious lentil soup: for those who like tom yum

6. Before serving, add the rest of the coconut milk, cilantro, and pepper to the soup.

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