South Indian Toor Dal & Tomato Soup
Jun08

South Indian Toor Dal & Tomato Soup

  Ingredients •½ C toor dal •4 C water •½ Tsp turmeric powder •1 walnut sized ball of seeded tamarind pulp •1 C hot water •1 Tbsp rasam powder •1¼ Tsp salt •2 C water •¼ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •1 big tomato, diced into 1.5 cm cubes •2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves •2 Tsp ghee •1 Tsp mustard seeds •1 Tsp cumin seeds •8-9 fresh curry leaves Preparation 1.Boil the toor dal, water and turmeric in a saucepan. Reduce the...

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Simple turkish style lenti soup
Jun07

Simple turkish style lenti soup

  Ingredients •1 cup red lentil •½ cup cracked wheat •1.5 tsp salt •½ tsp chili powder •1 tsp black pepper •2 plum tomatoes •1 tsp Italian seasoning •1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley •8 cups water Preparation Cook the lentil in the pot and bring to a boil. Add cracked wheat, tomatoes, Italian seasoning, black pepper, and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cook for another 30 to 40 minutes. Sprinkle parsley and chili powder...

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Pinto bean soup
Jun01

Pinto bean soup

  Ingredients •2 cups cooked pinto beans •4 cups water •1 cup diced tomatoes •½ cup diced yellow squash •½ cup diced green pepper •½ cup diced carrots •½ cup diced celery •½ cup corn kernels •1 ½ -2 tsp salt •½ tsp pepper •½ tsp dried parsley or basil •2 tbsp olive oil •¼ cup chopped fresh parsley leaves Dash of chili flakes Preparation Sauté carrot, celery, green pepper, and squash with oil until they are tender in a pot. Add...

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Cilantro Soup
May30

Cilantro Soup

Ingredients • Cloves – 3-4 • Cilantro leaves – 1 cup • Butter – 1 tbsp • Bay leaves (tej patta) – 1 • Pepper corns – 1 tsp • Salt – as required • White pepper powder – ¼ tsp Preparation 1. Cut cilantro leaves. Keep the cilantro stems aside. 2. Melt butter in a pan, add bay leaves, pepper corns and fry for two minutes. 3. Add, cilantro stems and water. Boil for some time. 4. When the cilantro...

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Minestrone (mix) Soup
May29

Minestrone (mix) Soup

  Ingredients • Tomatoes – 500 gms • Zucchini – 100 gms • Cabbage – 100 gms • French beans – 200 gms • Chinese moong bean – 100 gms • Celery – 6 stalks • Milk – 1 cup • Corn flour – 1 tsp • Butter – 1 ½ tsp • Salt – as required For Garnishing: • Boiled spaghetti – 1 cup     • Grate...

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Rice Balls Soup
May27

Rice Balls Soup

  Preparation Dough: 2 cups rice flour ½ cup to ¾ cup of water 3 tbsp oil 1 tbsp sesame seeds (optional) Mix all ingredients in a bowl until the dough is soft and easy to manipulate. If it is too dry, add a few more drops of water. If it is too wet, add a little more of rice flour. If you prefer, add dash of salt and sugar, or add some sesame seeds. Stuffing: ½ cup soy meat (small pieces) 1 tbsp black bean paste 1 tbsp water ½...

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