Feb 10, 2009

CARROT AND CORIANDER SOUP

This helthy carrot soup is my first entry for FIC-ORANGE hosted by Aparana of My diverse kitchen for this month event started by Sunshinemom

Carrot --- 2
Fresh coriander leaves --- 1/2 cup chopped
butter --- 1 tea sp
Onion --- 1 smal
Garlic --- 4 cloves
cumin seeds --- 1 tea sp
Lemon juice --- 1 tab sp
Salt to taste
White pepper powder --1/2 tea sp
METHOD:----
Clean and chopp carrot, peel wash and chopp onion, wash and chopp coriander with stems, chopp garlic finely.
Heat butter in a sauce pan and add cumin seeds then onion and garlic and fry for 2 min.
Now add carrots and coriander stems with 1 tea sp coriander leaves, reserve some leaves for toping.
Add 3 cups water and cook till carrots are completely cooked, remove from heat and cool it then blend it it in ablender to make a smooth puree.
Now strain this puree and pour back in to the sauce pan and boil for 10 min and reduce slightly
Now add white pepper powder and salt to taste and add 1 tab sp lemon juice and bring to a full boil and remove from heat.
Serve hot top with chopped coriander leaves.
Ididn't add any thickner like corn starch because i want this with it's own fresh color and aroma so if you like can add
Serve with any bread or pakodi i served with leftover rice pakodi
Enjoy your meal

14 comments:

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow simple superb.....Looks inviting with those pakoda's. Perfect for the event.

Priya said...

Send me some soup Rekha, gorgeous and very colourful soup, can guess the flavour with coriander...looks great..

notyet100 said...

lovely colour,.;-)

suparna said...

would love to have some :) reading the recipe makes one feel that's a clean and easy starter to make.Pakodas...oooo would love to dip it in the soup and have :)

TC

Asha said...

Slurp! Lovely Orange entry.

Smitha said...

I love pakodas better than the soup.. will love to munch on them! lol

Usha said...

Looks delicious :-)

Pavithra Kodical said...

I love to have a cup of hot soup..Ohh those pakoda's are tempting :)

DEESHA said...

I love this soup ... looks yumm

Ann said...

delicious soup dear...and pakodas make it yummier..

Aparna said...

Lovely colur and flavours for coriander and cumin.
Thanks for sending it in to FIC Orange.

Curry Leaf said...

super.I too had planned a carrot soup for the same event.ITs really yum.yum yum

Soma said...

Great combination & Can i have some pakoras!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

I tried this and am having it right now for dinner.. it tastes really really good..awesome recipe rekha.. it is keeper. i will make it over and over... yummy.

thanks.