Soups

Carrot soup

Ingredients

  • Medium sized carrots (finely diced)-2
  • Onions (diced)- 1 Tbs.
  • Vegetable broth-11/2 Cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive oil
  • Ground ginger to taste
  • Spices like clove powder, chili flakes, cardamom, turmeric, and cinnamon according to taste.

Method

  • Heat olive oil in a pan to the smoking point and sauté carrots and onions in it.
  • Now add vegetable broth in the pan.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and with the help of soup blender, process it until the required consistency of soup is attained.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes and serve warm.

Prominent taste- Sweet, Pungent Serves-2.

Spinach soup

Ingredients

  • Spinach-2 bunches (approx.- 200 gms)
  • Celery stalks-2
  • Vegetable broth-1 Cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar to taste
  • Plain nonfat yogurt to taste
  • Spices like tarragon, thyme, nutmeg
  • Oil.

Method

  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan up to the smoking point.
  • Sauté the spinach until they are just tender.Now add vegetable broth in it and add all the spices except nutmeg and yogurt. Simmer it for 10 minutes.
  • After removing it from heat add nutmeg powder and process it in a soup blender.
  • Serve warm and garnish it with yogurt.

Prominent taste- Bitter, Astringent, Pungent, Sweet.  Serves-2