Golden Indian Dal Soup – Melanie daPonte

Dal is my go-to comfort food. A warm, savory, nourishing meal, filled with creamy, protein-rich lentils and healing turmeric–tempered with cumin seeds, ginger and garlic.

GOLDEN DAL SOUP

½ CUP RED LENTILS 3 CUPS WATER 1 TSP SALT ½ TSP TURMERIC ⅛ TSP CAYENNE PEPPER 2 TBSP CANOLA OIL ½ TSP CUMIN SEEDS 1 TBSP MINCED GARLIC 1 TBSP GINGER, GRATED ½ CUP ONION, YELLOW, FINE DICE

½ CUP TOMATOES, CANNED, FINE DICE