Tuesday, February 18, 2014

CARROT SOUP

CARROT SOUP

This carrot soup is a healthy soup which can be made anytime of the year as carrots are generally easily available. I have indicated the recipe for two portions but you can increase the proportion as needed. We love the natural sweetness of the carrot in this preparation.



  As you know, carrots have many health benefits.



Ingredients: ( for 2 portions)
  • Fresh Carrots, chopped, 1 cup
  • Onion , chopped, 1/4 cup
  • Yellow Moong Dal, 1 and 1/2 tsp
  • Milk, 1/3 cup
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
Method:

Wash and chop the carrots
Chop the onion
In a pressure cooker, cook the carrots along with onion and moong dal, adding 1 and 1/4 cups of water
Once it cools, remove the cooked carrots, onion and dal
Blend this in a mixer to a smooth paste, without adding any water
Next, pass the contents through a strainer
Add milk and mix well. Bring this to a boil.
Add salt and pepper as required
Serve hot