Gahat Ka Shorba

Gahat Ka ShorbaGahat is a very healthy lentil which is known to help in removing kidney stones. Use it to make this delicious soup with local mustard, coriander and spices.



  • 400 gms gahat (horsegram)
  • 3 gms jakhiya (local mustard of Uttarakhand)
  • 1 gm asafoetida
  • 15 gms coriander root
  • 1 gm cumin
  • 25 gms onion
  • 2 gms coriander seed
  • 5 gms garlic
  • 5 gms ginger
  • 2 gms salt
  • 1 gm peppercorn


  1. Heat oil add cumin, coriander seed, chopped ginger garlic, and onion sauté it
  2. Then add asafoetida, when it starts releasing flavor add roughly chopped tomato
  3. and coriander root
  4. Saute it and add water and gahat, cook it on a slow flame till it is mushy 
  5. Strain it and adjust seasoning, serve hot.


Recipe Servings: 8
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes


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