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.
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
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 .