Mulligatawny Soup

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Appears in
Floyd's Great Curries

By Keith Floyd

Published 2004

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This may appear old-fashioned, but homemade mulligatawny soup is the ideal antidote to a cold winter’s day.


  • generous cup yellow lentils, rinsed and drained
  • generous cup red lentils, rinsed and drained


Put all the ingredients except the lemon juice, salt, and black pepper in a large pan, then cover with water and bring to a boil. Cover the pan and simmer until the lentils are tender.

Remove from the heat and let cool slightly, then push through a strainer. Discard any remnants left in the strainer. You should have a thickish mixture. Add enough water to bring to the consistency of a s