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Green Pea Soup

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This soup is very special as it can be perfect to be eaten(hot) on a cold night or summer afternoon(cold soup). It’s so soothing and calming.

The benefits of Pea is endless. It helps in weight management, anti-aging, helps build strong immune system, blood sugar regulation and so on the list can go on.

Ingredients:

2 cups Fresh/Frozen peas
1 onion sliced
1 small potato chopped
3 cloves garlic chopped
10-12 peppercorns
Salt to taste
1/4 teaspoon sugar
Water 2 cups
Milk 3 teaspoons
1 teaspoon butter

Makes 4-5 bowls of soup.

Method:

1. In a thick bottom pan add butter and heat it.
2. Add chopped garlic, peppercorns and fry until it changes colour(slightly brown)
3. Add Chopped onions and fry until its tender.
4. Add potato and peas and fry for 4 minutes on medium flame. Add sugar and fry for 5 more minutes(Add water if its too dry).
By now the peas and potato will be tender, cook for a few more minutes if needed.
5. Let it cool.
6. Grind with water until smooth to desired consistency,strain it and transfer it to the pan again.
7. Add salt, milk and boil or 2 more minutes until everything is well incorporated.

Server hot with deep-fried bread pieces.

 

Tip: This soup can be eaten cold as well !

Roasted Corn Salad

Ingredients:

1 cup of roasted corn kernels (roast the corn in a pan or directly on flame)

1/2 cup finely chopped tomato

1/2 cup finely chopped cucumber

1/2 cup boiled chana (optional)

1/2 cup boiled potato

2 tbsp of pomegranate

1/4 cup pineapple (optional)

2 tbsp Mint chutney

1 tbsp raisin chutney

1/4 tbsp chat masala

1/2 teaspoon chilli or black pepper powder

1 tbsp Lime juice

Salt as per taste

coriander to garnish

Method:

  1. Mix chutneys, dry masala powders, salt, lime juice and make a paste.
  2. Toss the remaining ingredients together in a large bowl.
  3. Add the masala paste to the above mixture and gently mix.
  4. Rest in the fridge for an hour and serve by garnishing with coriander

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