|Carrot Ginger Soup|
Chopped carrot - 1 & 1/2 cups
Chopped fresh ginger - 1 tbsp
Fresh basil leaf - 3
Chopped celery - 1 tbsp
Chopped onion - 2 tbsp
Whole pepper - 10
Cinnamon - a very small piece
Water or stock as needed ( around 3 to 4 cups)
Olive oil - 1 tsp
Heat oil in a pressure cooker temper it with pepper,bay leaf & cinnamon.
Now add the onion,ginger,celery & carrots,fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
Add salt pour needed water or stock and cook till everything is cooked soft.
Remove the bay leaf & cinnamon,cool the mixture & blend it to a smooth liquid.
Return to the pan add extra stock or water give a boil.
Switch off the flame adjust seasonings.
Garnish with freshly ground pepper,chopped basil leaf & a drizzle of olive oil.
a) Milk or cream can be added for extra richness.
b) Instead of blending you can also just strain out the soup and drink.
c) Italian seasoning can be added for extra flavour.
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