Channa Masala Soup Mix
Channa Masala soup mix made with Channa Dal which is one of the lowest glycemic index foods with an index of 8. It's packed with protein, vitamins, minerals and fiber and may offer several health benefits such as improving digestion and lowering the risk of heart disease and diabetes. According to multiple medical websites it's considered a safe carb for diabetics. Channa Dal are not split yellow peas which cook up mushy.
CHANNA MASALA COOKING INSTRUCTIONS:
You need 1 Tablespoon EVOO (extra virgin olive oil), 1 onion chopped, 1/2 tsp salt (optional), 4 cups water, 15 oz can chopped plum tomato, 1/2 lemon juiced (1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice), optional grated ginger
1:Rinse Channa Dal & remove any debris or shriveled beans. Heat soup pot or slow cooker on saute, add onion & saute until translucent @ 5 minutes. Add contents of soup mix including channa dal beans, 3.5 cups water & optional salt. Bring to boil, reduce heat to simmer slightly covered for 40 minutes. Add tomatoes and cook an additional 20 - 30 minutes or until channa dal are tender. Just before serving, add lemon juice & optional grated ginger. Salt and pepper to taste.
Makes 6 - 8 One Cup Servings
Channa Dal are split desi chickpeas a different variety from the kabuli variety we see in
INGREDIENTS: CHANNA DAL, TOMATO, SPICES, GARLIC, GINGER, LIME JUICE POWDER
Delicious soup with a touch of heat. For variety add chopped spinach or broccoli. Makes 6 - 8 cups of soup.
It's vegan as is, made with no gluten containing ingredients and no added sugar.