Friday 30 December 2011

Green Peas Soup

With its vibrant taste and colour, this healthy soup makes a refreshing light winter lunch or supper.Fresh spring peas cooked with a bit of onion and seasoned with mint makes a refreshing, surprisingly hearty Minted Fresh Green Pea Soup. The soup is rich and "creamy" all on its own.

Green Peas Soup
Green Peas Soup
Green peas – 2 cups
Vegetable stock/water – 4 cups
Onion – 1 no
Green chilli – 1 no
Ginger – small piece
Garlic – 4 cloves
Fresh ground black pepper – 1 tea spoon (adjust as per your taste)
Sugar – ¼ tea spoon
Lemon juice – 1 tea spoon
Low fat butter – 1 tea spoon
Mint leaves – few
Salt – as per taste
Mint Leaves – for garnishing (optional)

1.Chop onion, mint, garlic, ginger and green chilli.

2.In a pan, add half of butter, chopped items and fry for 2 minutes just to remove raw smell.

3.Add green peas, milk, 1 cup water, ¼ tea spoon sugar and  cook for some time.

4.Cool and grind it to a smooth paste.

5.Now in a pan, add remaining butter, add ground peas, vegetable stock/water.

6.Mix and let it boil; add salt, pepper powder and mix

7.Before serving, mix with lemon juice and garnish with mint leaves.

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