Monday, January 14, 2013

Carrot soup

Carrots are very good to health. So, I always buy carrots, when I do grocery. This time I was too busy to go to market.  I sent my hubby dear, and he bought a bagful of carrot. I really didn’t know what to do those carrots. Only thing I knew that I’d to finish them. I mainly use carrots in lentil or in chicken curry. I’d to find some new ways to consume all the carrot. One brilliant idea was cooking carrot soup. Long ago I cooked carrot soup. In fact at that time I found a good recipe in a cook book. This time though the cook book was in my reach, but I was too lazy to take out from the cubby and go through the recipe. So, I cooked something whatever came in my mind.

Carrot soup
Serving size: 2
2 carrots
A handful of green beans
6-7 clove of garlic
1 medium sized tomato
¼ tsp dried oregano
1 tbsp sour crème
Salt to taste

Finely chop the beans and tomato, and keep aside. Cut the carrots into big pieces. Boil the carrots in pressure cooker. Let the cooker cool down. Make a fine paste of carrot and crème. Mince the garlic cloves. Heat oil in a wok, and add the oregano.  When fine aroma starts coming out add the garlic. Sauté for 1 minute, add the beans and tomato.  Cover the wok, and cook for 5-6 minutes in medium heat. Add the carrot paste along with one cup of water, and bring it to boil. Cook until the beans become tender. Serve hot with toasted bread. 
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Julie said...

Healthy soup,Krishna:)
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krishna said...

thank u..

Amelia said...

Hi Krishna, your soup look very appetizing and healthy.
You can try carrot with green apple juice, very refreshing.

Have a nice week ahead.

krishna said...

thanks amelia.. i'll try this..

radha said...

I also saw a combination of carrot and beet soup. THis is a healthy meal in itself

Sindhura said...

That's filling.
Love the color and richness of this soup
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Archana said...

Looks yum. Beans being my not so favorite food this is awesome

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

We love nutritious soups like this in the winter! Sounds wonderful!

Brandi said...

Looks delicious!

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