Creamy Red Lentil Soup For Winter Nights

Looking for a healthy soup recipe to warm you up on winter nights? Why not try this creamy red lentil soup recipe. It will surely warm you up!

Lentils are an edible legume, high in fibre, and complex carbohydrates, low in fat and calories, and naturally gluten-free. They come in different colours such as: brown, green, red, yellow or black.

Serves: 4

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking: 30 minutes


  • 1 cup dry red lentils, rinsed well
  • 1 cup white potatoes cut into cubes
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 large carrots, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seed
  • ½ tsp coriander seed
  • 5 cups filtered water
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp dry seasoning
  • 1 tsp Himalayan salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbs chopped parsley to garnish


Step 1

Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and coriander seeds and cook for one minute until fragrant.

Step 2

Add the onion, garlic and carrot to the pot and cook stirring often for 5 minutes, until the onion is translucent.

Step 3

Add lentils, potatoes and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes until the lentils are tender. Add salt, pepper and dry seasoning and mix well to combine.

Step 4

Allow to cool slightly before blending the soup with a stick blender.

Step 5

Divide the soup into serving bowls and garnish with parsley.

*Serve with slices of Turkish bread.

Try this creamy red lentil soup recipe and don’t forget to share it with your friends!

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