Saturday, July 30, 2011

Simple Carrot Soup


A soup without using ginger, garlic, onion sound strange but really when I cooked this simple carrot soup, a recipe shared by a friend, I am totally amazed by its simplicity and awesome taste. I thought why not share with you all.


Ingredients:

Carrot   2  blanched diced
Green Beans    8 to 10  blanched cut to about 2 inches in length
Green bell pepper  1  diced
Whole yellow peas   1/ 2  cup boiled
Whole cumin seed    ½ tea spoon
Cumin powder    1 tea spoon
Tomato puree     1 cup
Dried basil    1 teaspoon
Rose merry     1/2  tea spoon
Hot water      1 glass
Olive oil  / vegetable oil  1 table spoon
Corn starch    1 tea spoon
Diet butter   1 tea spoon
Grated cheese   1 table spoon
Sugar  ½ tea spoon (optional)
Salt and pepper  to taste

Procedure:

Heat oil in sauce pan. Add whole cumin seed as soon as the seed started to splutter then add black pepper powder and the diced bell pepper. Stir and cook for few second then add blanched vegetables , boiled yellow peas ( instead of yellow peas you can use green peas or chick peas), tomato puree , cumin powder and salt. Stir and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Then add a glass full of hot water , let it boil for 2 to 3 minutes then add basil,rosemary and sugar if using . To thicken the gravy mix cornstarch in little water then add it to the gravy, cook for another 2 minutes. Then add diet butter and grated cheese mix well and put off the flame. Your super delicious simple carrot soup is ready to serve. Just enjoy this hearty carrot soup with or without bread rolls .


Be Happy And Stay Healthy.


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7 comments:

Deeksha said...

Healthy and yummy soup...

yummychunklet said...

No ginger, garlic or onion? I'm intrigued. I'll have to try it!

Babli said...

Carrot soup looks yummy. Its full of protein and nutritious. Lovely click.

5 Star Foodie said...

Delicious looking soup, full of nutrition, yummy.

kitchen flavours said...

Your soup looks so good and flavourful! I like all the ingredients! Thanks for sharing, have a nice day!

Simply Life said...

what a great soup!

aipi said...

A bowl full of comfort n deliciousness ~ so apt for rainy weather!
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