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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

ONE MEAL SOUP

ONE MEAL SOUP
One meal soup ,here it is made with vegetables n daal,it gives the body its requirement of  vitamins and proteins. Any one can  prepare it  occasionally in the evenings and skip the dinner,and the taste is fine and good ..
Materials:
Pesara pappu 2 tbsp
washed and kept aside
Chopped onion 2 tbsp
Water 2 cups
Salt
Each of the listed veg are to be
taken by 2 tbsp of each variety.
Cabbage
Cauliflower
Peas
Corn
Carrot
Leafy veg
Sprouts
Tomato 2 nos
Pepper 1/2 tsp
Lime juice 1 tsp
Vegetable stock 2 to 3 cups
Method:
Place a pressure cooker  on the stove,pour water and let it boil.
When it starts boiling add pesara pappu ,cabbage ,cauliflower,sprouts,peas,corn,carrot,leafy vegetables,
palak,thotakura,,tomatoes and pressure cook them for 5 to 6 whistles.
Switch off and let it cool.
After cooling open the pressure cooker and mash the vegetables,now add vegetable stock and pepper powder and salt.Let it boil.
If thickness is required add 1 tbsp of corn flour to 1/2 cup of water mix well,and add spoon by spoon slowly to the boiling soup.After boiling for 5 min switch off and serve.Now u can add vinegar 1 tsp or lime juice.
If children insists add tomato sauce 1 tsp  and a very little chilli sauce,to the soup and serve...

It includes dal and vegetables so healthy,add vegetables according to the availability of them in your home..And some people prefer the density of the soup to be more thick ,so remove half of the vegetables and make a paste by grinding them,then mix the paste in the soup before boiling.. The rest can be boiled along with the soup..One meal soup.,doesnt it sound like a one man show.
VEGETABLE STOCK:
Place a pan on the stove add cabbage,cauliflower,tomatoes peas etc.any veg except bhendi and bitter gourd.After boiling add salt and boil for additional 5 min.Switch off.After cooling strain the vegetables boiled water and store in fridge.The water remains for 2 to 3 days ,thats all.This is referred as veg stock.

8 comments:

  1. One pot wonder ..looks fantastic!!

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  2. delicious refreshing and healthy soup.

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  3. A wholesome and delicious Soup! Looks great!

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  4. luks delicious and healthy... following u

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  5. wow, what a healthy soup, looks yum

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  6. Very nutritious soup..Nice to know

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