Just Butternut Squash Soup
Oct11

Just Butternut Squash Soup

  Ingredients • 2 tbsp olive oil or butter • 4 cups cubed peeled butternut squash (about 1 1/2 pounds) • 1 1/2 cups water • ¼ cup brown sugar • 1-1 ½ teaspoon salt • ½ tsp pepper • ¼ cup plain yogurt • ¼ cup nuts, optional Preparation Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add squash cubes, and cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add water, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Cover squash mixture, reduce heat, and simmer...

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Tomato Coconut Soup
Dec07

Tomato Coconut Soup

  Ingredients • Tomatoes – 1 ½ kilo • Coconut – 1 • Pepper powder – 1 tsp • Salt – as required • Soaked rice – 1 tbsp • Water – 3 cups • Corn flour – 1 tbsp • Butter – 1 tbsp • Sugar – 1 tbsp • Milk – 1 cup Preparation 1. Add one cup of water to the grated coconut, liquidize and strain. 2. In the coconut add milk...

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Carrot and Coriander Soup
Dec06

Carrot and Coriander Soup

  Ingredients • Carrots – 7-8 medium sized • Fresh cilantro leaves – 1 medium bunch • Butter – 2 tbsp • Bay leaves – 2 • Peppercorns – 8-10 • White peppercorns – ½ tsp • Salt – as required Preparation 1. Peel, wash and cut carrots. Clean, wash and chop cilantro leaves finely, reserve stems. 2. Heat butter in a pan, add bay leaves, peppercorns and...

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Tomato Rasam
Dec04

Tomato Rasam

  Ingredients • Ripe Tomato (Choose very red tomatoes) – 4 • Green chili – 3 • Curry leaves – few • Chana dal – 2 tsp • Mustard seeds – 2 tsp • Cumin seeds – 2 tsp • Salt – as required • Oil – 1 tbsp • Coriander leaves (chopped) Preparation 1. Cut tomatoes and mash it finely with hand or a masher to a fine puree. 2. Heat a pan, add oil,...

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Golden Mung Dal Soup
Sep11

Golden Mung Dal Soup

This is a variation of the simple dal soup, using the same ingredients as the previous recipe, but a different seasoning procedure changes the flavor considerably. The contrast between these recipes shows the possibilities of using different procedures to produce varieties of flavors. This dish will go well in any lunch menu, such as a rice, salad and vegetable of your choice.   Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 10...

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Wonton Soup
Sep04

Wonton Soup

Ingredients Wonton: •16 wonton wraps •1/4 cup tofu, mashed •2 tbsp shredded carrot •1 tsp minced ginger •1 tbsp soy sauce •1 tsp brown sugar •Pinch of pepper •1/4 cup chopped Chinese celery leaves (or bok choy) •1 ½ tsp egg replacer, mixed with 2 tbsp warm water Soup: •4 ‐5 cups water •½ ‐1 tsp salt •1/3 cup chopped cilantro leaves or Chinese celery leaves Preparation Mixed all ingredients in a small bowl. With a small spoon, place...

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