Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Mixed Vegetable Soup | Soup Recipes

This veg soup is my MIL's specialty soup and she used to make this often for the mid-morning drink. This really is a great appetizer and a healthy soup with all the veggies. 







Ingredients:
Serves: 2 to 3
Broccoli stems - 3/4 cups
String Beans - 6 - chopped
Cabbage - chopped 1 cup
Carrot - 2 medium sized - chopped
Tomato - chopped - 2 tbsp
Pearl onions - 4 - chopped
Curry leaves - about 10 - chopped
Cilantro / Coriander leaves - 6 to 8 twigs - chopped
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Pepper corns - 1/2 tsp or to taste
Salt - to taste







Method: 
Add all the ingredients in a large microwave proof bowl with 3/4 cups of water and microwave for 10 to 12 mins, stirring twice in between. Mine was a 900 W MW. Adjust the time based on the power of your MW oven. When done, allow to cool and puree in a blender. Add required amount of water to the puree based on the desired thickness for the soup to the microwave proof bowl and reheat for 3 to 5 min. The soup is ready to serve hot.
Some facts:
Broccoli & Cabbage - high in Vitamin C and dietary fiber
Stringbeans - Vitamin A and C
Carrot - Vitamin A
Tomato - lycopene (antioxidant)
Curry leaves - rich in iron
Cilantro - high in magnesium, calcium, antioxidants 








I am sending this to 'Food palette - Green' event by Torview toronto and 'Show me your soup' event by Divya-dilse.
I am also sending this to 'Soup Recipes' event by My Culinary Creations.







Sending this to Srivalli's Soups and Salads Mela

15 comments:

  1. the soup looks very hearty and inviting! yumm!!

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  2. very healthy soup and love to have this in cold weather

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  3. Such a hearty soup ...great on a cold evening :)


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  4. Colorful,yummy and healthy also....i will try this thank u for sharing krithi

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  5. thank you for linking this delicious flavourful soup

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  6. A wonderful and most apt soup in this winter..

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  7. healthy & yummy soup... looks creamy

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  8. Very filling,healthy and delicious soup..

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  9. Lovely ... my mom used to make something similar to this ...

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  10. Mixed vegetable soup looks delicious.

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  11. Looks delicious and the MW method sounds easy!

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  12. Thatz one power packed n healthy soup:-)

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