Serves two (people on diet will love this one)
1&1/2 glass of water
2 tbsp chopped french beans
2 baby corns
2 tbsp chopped carrot
2 tbsp fresh green peas
3 tbsp boiled channa dal/moong dal (tastes good with any of the dals/pulses)
1 small tomato- blanched
1 small onion
1 tsp olive oil
1 clove of garlic- roughly chopped
1/2 tsp dry fenugreek leaves (kasturi methi) - dry roast
Pinch of black pepper powder
Pinch of white pepper powder
1 green chili- cut into two pieces vertically
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
Pinch of oregano
Salt to taste
Take a pan and add water. Add all the veggies into it and boil it for 10 minutes on slow flame.
Take another pan and add oil to it. Add cumin seeds and immediately once they start crackling, add garlic, chili and onion. Saute it for three to four minutes till the onions and garlic turn into translucent color. Remove the pan from the flame.
Roughly chop the tomato into 4-5 big pieces and put into the food processor. To this add onion garlic mixture and roasted fenugreek leaves. Add little water to this mixture and make it into a nice thick paste.
Add this paste to the boiled vegetables without draining the water.
As per taste add salt, black and white pepper. Add oregano and let the soup simmer for 4 minutes on slow flame.
Finally add slightly mashed channa dal to it, let it boil 2 minutes and turn off the flame.
Soup is ready to serve.
Serving Suggestion: Can be served with soup sticks or even baked and herbed arabic bread.