Thursday, August 8, 2013

This Chicken Soup with Oats and Yellow Lentil is delicious, soothing and filling.

Here is the recipe..

Serves 2

Chicken - 1 breast, cubed
Onion - 1/4 coarsely chopped
Carrot - 1/4 coarsely chopped
Peppercorn - 4
Garlic - 1/2 clove
Moong Daal (Yellow Lentil) - 2 Tablespoons washed and soaked in water
Quick Cooking Oats - 5 Tablespoons
Butter - 1/2 Tablespoon
Pepper powder to taste
Cumin Powder - 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt to Taste
Water - as required
Coriander leaves - 2 Tablespoons
Method :
1. Clean and wash the chicken pieces. Drain all water and keep aside.
2. In a saucepan or cooking vessel, add the chicken pieces, chopped onion, chopped carrots, peppercorns, garlic clove, salt to taste, half of the coriander leaves, 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil and continue to cook till chicken is cooked.
3. If fat accumulates on top while the chicken is cooking, skim it out with a spoon and discard.
4. Remove the chicken pieces and keep them aside.
5. Strain the chicken broth into a cup or bowl. Discard the other cooked ingredients.
6. In a saucepan or cooking vessel, melt butter.
7. Add the chicken pieces and sauté for a few minutes.
8. Add pepper powder, cumin powder and salt.
9. Add yellow lentil and the oats.
10. Add the chicken broth and 1 cup of water and mix well.
11. Bring to a boil and simmer to cook for 20-30 minutes.
12. Adjust consistency by adding more water if required.
13. When soup becomes thick turn off the flame and add coriander leaves.

Enjoy Chicken soup with oats and yellow lentil.
Recipe adapted from



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