Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup


 

Ingredients
• Kidney beans – 1/4 cup  
• Yellow split peas – 1/4 cup 
• Split mung beans – 1/4 cup 
• Pearl barley – 1/4 cup 
• Unsalted butter, or olive oil – 3 tbsp
• Yellow asafoetida powder – 3/4 tsp
• Carrot, diced – 1 medium 
• Celery stalk (with leaves), diced – 1 medium 
• Potato, scrubbed and diced – 1 medium 
• Turnip, diced – 1/2 medium 
• Tomato, peeled and diced – 1 medium 
• Water – 2 litres/8 cups 
• Mixed dried herbs, or fresh herbs of your choice – 1/2 tsp
• Black pepper – 1/4 tsp
• Salt – 2 tsp
• Chopped fresh parsley, or any fresh herbs of choice – 1/3 cup 
 
Preparation
1. Soak the beans, split peas and barley in water for minimum 4 hours, preferably overnight.
2. Melt the butter in a 6-litre/quart saucepan over moderate heat. Add the asafoetida and fry momentarily. Add the carrots, celery, potatoes and turnips and saute for 5 minutes. Add the water, the drained pre-soaked beans, the herbs, and the pepper and bring to a boil.
3. Simmer for at least 1 hour or until all ingredients are tender. Add the tomatoes, cook 15 minutes more, season with salt, pepper and parsley and serve in pre-warmed soup bowls.
 
By Kurma
 
Source: www.kurma.net

 
 

Author: ISKCON Desire Tree

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