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CHICKEN LENTIL SOUP

CHICKEN LENTIL SOUP

20 Dec 2019 1196 Views

This delicious, hearty chicken and lentil soup made with coriander leaves, cumin and spices is perfect for warming your belly on these cold winter nights. What's more, it's easy to make, cheap and very satisfying.

This soup is easy and delicious! This recipe of healthy chicken & lentils gives protein from the chicken & veggies from the diced tomatoes .


Method

  1. In a pressure cooker combine lentils, chicken, water and chicken broth.
  2. Close the lid and cook, 1 whislte at high flame and 1 at low flame.
  3. Remove the chicken and shred, return to the cooker.
  4. Meanwhile, in a chopper or by hand, mince the onions, spring onions, coriander leaves, garlic, and tomato.
  5. Add to the lentils with garlic, cumin, oregano and black pepper and cook for 1 more whistle, adding more water as needed if too thick.
  6. Adjust salt to taste as needed & serve.

Ingredients

  • Lentils – 30 gms (green or brown)
  • Boneless chicken – 50 gms
  • Onion – 25 gms
  • Spring onion – 25 gms
  • Tomato – 25 gms
  • Garlic – 1 cloves
  • Coriander leaves – 1 tsp
  • Cumin – ½ tsp
  • Black pepper powder – 2 pinch
  • Oregano – ½  tsp
  • Chicken broth – 100 ml
  • Water – 250 ml
  • Salt – as per taste.


Nutritive Value

ENERGY: 181 Kcals.

CARBOHYDRATES: 20 gms

PROTEINS: 19.8 gms

FATS:  0.97 gms

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