Creamy Spinach n Lentil Soup (low-calorie soup recipe)

A bowl of nutrient-dense, hearty and healthy soup  that leaves you satisfied without over-filling.  A very basic combination of spinach and lentil for a soup makes a complete light meal with a loaf of bread. This low-calorie soup is recommended for weight conscious viewers. And the bowl of warm soup would be my preferable weeknight dinner. A delicious, spicy blend, loaded with full of iron, calcium and protein makes an ultimate food for soul, also when it gets ready under half an hour makes my tummy smile. Do try and share with me how it turned up...

Preparation & Cooking Time : 30 minutes             

Yield :serves 3-4                                 


Onion-1 medium, finely chopped
Garlic - 2 cloves, finely chopped
Lentil (any variety)– 3 tbsp(I used Thoor dal)
Vegetable stock or water – 3 cups
Fresh spinach / Palak- 450g
Low fat cream - 3 tbsp
Salt and Ground pepper to taste


  1. In a pressure pan combine lentil, spinach, onion, garlic and vegetable stock. Pressure cook for 3 sounds.
  2. Drain the water through colander and blend the ingredients to smooth paste using mixer or hand blender.
  3. Bring the ground spinach paste and water to the sauce pan. Add fresh cream and stir well. Season with salt and pepper. Allow it to cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Serve in individual bowl with bread loaf.



  • You can use half portion of water and half portion of milk to make it more tasty, especially if you are serving  your kids.
  • Instead of cream use cornflour dissolved in water to give thickness.
  • Use the spinach cooked water or stock to retain the spinach fibre in soup. (Recommended)


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