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Sunday, August 6, 2017

Lemon Rasam Recipe / Elumichai Rasam Recipe / South Indian Lemon Soup

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Lemon Rasam
Ingredients for tempering
Ghee - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Hing - 1/8 tsp
Curry leaves few
Red chillies -1
Other ingredients
Cooked toor dal - 1/4 cup
Water as needed
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
Chopped tomato - 1
Slit green chillies -2
Crushed ginger - 1/4 tsp
Chopped coriander and curry leaves - little
Pepper and Jeera crushed - together 1 & 1/2 tsp
Lemon - 1 small
Method
Take a bowl add the cooked dal water as needed,tomato,green chillies,ginger,salt & turmeric powder.
Boil this for 2 minutes reduce flame add the crushed pepper,jeera,curry and coriander leaves.
Heat a pan and temper it with above ingredients.
Pour this hot tempering into the boiling rasam and switch off the stove.
Lastly squeeze the lemon juice mix and serve it with plain rice or serve as a soup.
Note:
a) You can add rasam powder too.
b) Once lemon juice is added do not reheat or boil.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Udupi Style Rasam Recipe / Saaru Recipe / Udupi Style Tomato Rasam Recipe / Tomato Saaru Recipe / Udupi Saaru Recipe

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Udupi Rasam
Ingredients for the rasam powder
Red chillies -5
Urad Dal - 1tsp
Coriander seeds - 3 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Methi / Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 5
Dessicated coconut - 1 tbsp
Hing - 1/8 tsp
Oil - a drop
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Udupi Rasam
Method
Heat oil in a pan add all above mentioned ingredients except coconut & hing.
In medium low flame roast till light brown & nice aroma comes out.
Do not over fry & burn them.
Switch off the flame & add the hind & coconut,give a nice mix.
Cool this mixture & dry grind to a fine powder.
Tempering ingredients
Oil - 1 tsp
Red chillies - 2
Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Other ingredients
Toor dal - 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Tomatoes - 2 small
Green chillies - 1
Tamarind - a small gooseberry size
( soak it in warm water & remove the pulp )
Coriander leaves - few
Jaggery - 1/4 tsp
Method
Pressure cook dal,turmeric powder,green chillies & tomato together till soft.
Once the steam has released open the pressure cooker add the tamarind juice,jaggery,salt,rasam powder ( add needed amount ) & water.Give a nice boil & switch off the stove.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour the tempering into the rasam garnish with coriander leaves.
Best served with hot rice.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Celery Rasam Recipe / Celery Soup Recipe - Indian Soup Recipe

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Celery Rasam
Ingredients pressure cooked till soft & mashed
Yellow masoor dal or Thu Dal-1/4 cup
Chopped fresh celery-1/3cup
Tomato-1
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Salt to taste
Crushed garlic -2
Rasam powder home made or store bought-1/2 tsp
Tempering
Ghee-1tsp
Mustard-1/4tsp
Jeera/ Cumin-1/4tsp
Crushed garlic-1
Rasam powder-1tsp
Red chillies-1
Hing-a pinch
Garnish
Coriander & Curry leaves-little
Method
Mash the pressure cooked ingredients well,
Dilute it with water to the thickness you want & give a boil.
Heat ghee in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour this into the rasam & garnish with curry & coriander leaves.
You can also serve it like a soup or mix it with rice & eat.

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Red Bell Pepper Soup Recipe / Bell Pepper Soup Recipe

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Red Bell Pepper Soup
Ingredients
Vegetable broth/ water-3 cups
(I used vegetable broth)
Salt to taste
Orange bell pepper large 2
(seeds removed & chopped)
Chopped tomato-1/2
Dried basil-1/8tsp
Dried celery seeds-1/8tsp
Chopped onion-1/4
Chopped garlic-4
Method
Boil all above ingredients together for 10 minutes in medium low flame.
Cool the mixture & blend this to a smooth liquid.Dilute the soup as needed.
Heat the soup,sprinkle some crushed pepper give a quick mix & switch off the stove.
Serve it hot.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Murungaikeerai Soup / Drumstick Leaves Soup / Moringa Leaves Soup - Moringa Recipe

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Moringa Leaf Soup
Ingredients
Murungaikeerai/Moringa Leaves -1 cup
Toor dal/Pigeon Lentil -1/8 cup
Jeera/Cumin-1/2tsp
Pepper-1/4tsp
Red chillies-1
Chopped onion-1tbsp
Chopped garlic-3
Chopped tomato-1/2
Salt to taste
Method
Pressure cook all above ingredients together together.
Cool & blend it to a smooth liquid,strain it (its totally optional).
Dilute the puree with some water & give a boil.
Serve it hot seasoned with salt & pepper.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe / Ginger Carrot Soup Recipe

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Carrot Ginger Soup
Ingredients
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
Bay leaf-1
Water or stock as needed ( around 3 to 4 cups)
Olive oil - 1 tsp
Method
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.
Note:
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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Friday, October 9, 2015

Butternut Squash Soup / Squash Soup Recipe

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Butternut Squash Soup
Ingredients
Chopped Butternut squash-1 cup
( You can use any variety squash )
Chopped small potato-1
Chopped onion-1tsp
Chopped garlic-1
Chopped celery - a small piece
Salt & Pepper to taste
Oregano-1/4tsp
Olive oil-1/2tsp
Whole or Fat free milk to dilute
Cream or cheese to garnish(optional)
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Butternut Squash Soup
Method
Add oil in a pan saute onion,garlic,potato ,squash & oregano for 2 minutes.
Pour water & cook the vegetables till soft,cool completely.
Filter the water & grind the pulp to a smooth paste.
Pour the saved water,milk,puree,salt & pepper in a bowl.
Give a nice boil switch off the stove & serve it hot garnished with little cream or cheese.
Note:
For extra richness you can also use butter instead of olive oil.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Tomato Rasam / Thakkali Rasam / Tomato Rasam Recipe / Rasam Recipe / Tomato Charu Recipe- How to Make Tomato Rasam.

Tomato Rasam / Thakkali Rasam recipe / Tomato Rasam Recipe- How to Make Tomato Rasam.
Tomato Rasam
Ingredients for the rasam powder
Toor dal-1tsp
Pepper-1tsp
Jeera-1tsp
Coriander seeds-1/2tsp
(Dry roast till light brown colour,do not burn them,cool & grind to a fine powder)

Other Ingredients
Chopped tomato- 1 large size
Salt to taste
Tamarind -1/2 of a lime size
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Coriander & curry leaves-little
Crushed garlic-3
Water -required amount (around 3 cups)
Tempering
Oil-1 tsp
Mustard-1/4tsp
Red chillies-1
Hing-1/4tsp
Method
Boil 1 cup of water add the chopped tomato,salt & turmeric powder.Give a boil,switch off the stove,add the tamarind & crushed garlic.
Once the mixture is cooled slightly crush the tomatoes with your fingers & add remaining water & keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it,now pour the cooked tomato/tamarind liquid into the pan.
When the mixture is frothy & about to boil immediately switch off the stove.
Add 1 & 1/2 tsp of the above ground rasam powder,coriander/curry leaves,mix & cover it with a lid,so that you don't loose the flavour.
Serve it with hot rice or can be served as a soup at winter season.
Note:
a) When frothy & about to boil switch off the stove.Do not boil rasam,you will loose the flavour.
b) If you want more spicy use all of the about ground rasam powder.
c) For extra flavour instead of oil  ghee can be used for tempering.

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Oats Soup Recipe / Oats Vegetable Soup Recipe / Vegetable Oats Soup Recipe

Oats Soup Recipe / Oats Vegetable Soup Recipe / Vegetable Oats Soup Recipe
Oats Vegetable Soup
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Ingredients
Quick oats-1/2 cup
Water-2 cups
Fat free milk-1/2 cup
Salt & pepper to taste
Mixed vegetable of your choice finely chopped-1 cup
(I used peas,carrot,cabbage,zucchini & broccoli)
Olive oil-1tsp
Chopped onion-2tsp
Chopped garlic-1
Chopped green chillies-1
Method
Heat oil in a pan saute onion,green chillies & garlic till light pink.
Now add all the vegetables & saute for 2 more minutes,add the oats & fry for a minute.
Pour the water & milk in low flame cook the soup till done.
Season them with salt & pepper, serve it hot.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Tomato Rasam / Thakkali Rasam /Thakkali Rasam Recipe / Simple Tomato Rasam Recipe

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Tomato Rasam / Thakkali Rasam recipe /Thakkali Rasam Recipe / Simple Tomato Rasam Recipe
Tomato Rasam
Ingredients dry roasted & powdered (Rasam powder)
Pepper-1/2tsp
Jeera/cumin-1/2tsp
Coriander seeds-1/2tsp
Thur/thoor dal-1tsp
Red chillies-1
(dry roast all above ingredients till light brown & make a powder.Do not burn them)
Tempering
Oil or ghee-1/2tsp
Mustard-1/4tsp
Hing-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-few
Other ingredients
Diluted tamarind juice-3 cups
Finely chopped tomato-1big
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Chopped coriander & curry leaves for garnish

Tomato Rasam / Thakkali Rasam /Thakkali Rasam Recipe / Simple Tomato Rasam Recipe
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Pour the tamarind juice,add the chopped tomato,salt & turmeric powder.
When the rasam starts to froth add the rasam powder & switch off the stove ( Do not boil or simmer the rasam,it loses  its flavour).Garnish with curry & coriander leaves.

Note: 
Do not boil or simmer the rasam,it loses its taste/flavour.
Crushed garlic can be added it gives a nice flavour.Add it while adding the tomatoes.
You can even add thoor/thur dal water.
Instead of red chillies even green chillies can be added.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Minestrone Soup / Easy Minestrone Soup Recipe / Vegetarian Minestrone Soup Recipe / Crock Pot Minestrone Soup Recipe

Minestrone Soup recipe / Easy Minestrone Soup Recipe / Vegetarian Minestrone Soup Recipe / Crock Pot Minestrone Soup Recipe
Minestrone Soup
Ingredients
Cooked Rajma/Kidney beans-1 cup
Chopped onion-1/4
Chopped tomato-1 big
Chopped celery stalk-2
Grated garlic-1
Whole wheat rotini-a handful
Salt & Pepper to taste
Oregano & Italian seasoning-each 1/4tsp
Chilly flakes-1/4tsp
Chopped spinach-1/2cup
Chopped carrots-1
Chopped potato-1
Chopped zucchini-1
Vegetable broth or water-required amount
Method
In a slow cooker or in a pot/pan add all above ingredients together.Pour enough water & cook in low flame for 20 minutes or till everything is combined well & soft.
Season the soup with salt & pepper & Italian seasonings.
Before serving sprinkle Parmesan cheese & serve it hot.

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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Avocado Soup Recipe / A Simple Avocado Soup Recipe

Avocado Soup Recipe / A Simple Avocado Soup Recipe,avocado soup

Ingredients
Avocado-1
Olive oil-1/2tsp
Chopped garlic-1
Chopped spring onion-1tbsp
Salt & Pepper to taste
Milk-1 cup
Vegetable stock-2 cups
Crushed basil-a pinch
Method
Heat oil in a pan fry garlic & spring onion till raw smell disappears.Blend this along with avocado to a smooth paste.
Dilute the blended mixture with milk & water or stock,switch on the stove.
Just give a boil,remove from heat add seasoning & crushed basil.Serve hot .

Note:If serving for kids sprinkle some cheese & serve it hot.

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Sunday, January 5, 2014

Italian Bread Soup Recipe / Bread Soup Recipe

Italian Bread Soup Recipe / Bread Soup Recipe

Ingredients
Pasta sauce-4tbsp
Salt & pepper to taste
Oregano-1/8tsp
Fresh basil leaf-2 chopped(optional)
Chopped onion-1tbsp
Chopped garlic-3
Olive oil-2tsp
Bread crust(side portion of a bread slice)- 4 slices
Water-2-3 cups
Method
Heat oil in a pan saute garlic & onion till transparent.Add the bread crust & saute for a minute.Now add the pasta saute & saute for 2 minutes.Switch off the stove,cool & blend it to a smooth liquid.Transfer it to a pan,pour water & dilute the blended soup,add salt & pepper.give a boil,switch off the stove & add the fresh basil leaf & serve it hot.

Note:If you want a creamy soup add some table cream after switching off the stove.If serving for kids then sprinkle some Parmesan cheese for extra taste.

Inspired by Jeyasri

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Saturday, December 14, 2013

Whole Green Moongh dhal Soup /Moong Dhal Soup Recipe / Moong Dal Shorba Recipe / Mung Dal Soup Recipe

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Ingredients
Oil-1tsp
Chopped ginger-1/2tsp
Chopped green chillies-1
Jeera/cumin1/4tsp
Whole green moongh dhal-1/2 cup
(Soaked overnight)
Salt & Pepper to taste
Chopped coriander leaves-1tbsp
Turmeric powder-a pinch
Water/Broth/Stock required amount to dilute.
Method
Heat oil in a pressure cooker temper it with jeera.Saute ginger & green chillies for 2 minutes,add the salt,pepper,turmeric powder & dhal.Cook it till the dhal is mashed.Cool & grind it to a smooth liquid.Dilute the soup with water or stock,give a boil & serve it hot garnished it with coriander leaves.

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Friday, November 29, 2013

Fresh Cranberry Rasam

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Ingredients pressure cooked till soft & mashed
Chopped tomato-1 big
Chopped cranberry-1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Brown sugar-1/4tsp(optional)
Rasam powder-1tsp
Masoor dhal or Thoor dhal-1/4 cup
(I used masoor dhal)
Garlic-1
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Tempering
Oil-1tsp
Pepper & Jeera(slightly crushed) -together 1tsp
Crushed garlic-1
Chopped green chillies-1
Curry leaves-1 sprig
Hing-1/4tsp
Garnish
Chopped coriander leaves-little
Chopped cranberry- 4
Method
Dilute the above pressure cooked ingredients according to the thickness you need.Bring it to a boil,switch off the stove.Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients,pour this into the boiled rasam.Garnish with coriander leaves & cranberry, serve it hot with plain rice...

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Curry leaf Soup / Karuvepillai Soup

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Ingredients to be pressure cooked
Curry leaves/karuvepillai-1cup
Chopped tomato-1big
Chopped onion-1/4
Ginger and garlic paste-1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Red chilly &coriander powder-together1/4tsp
Turmeric powder-a pinch
Jeera&whole pepper-each1/4tsp
Thoor dhal-1tbsp
Water- 4cups
Method
Pressure all above ingredients together till dhal is completely mashed.Strain this mixture into a bowl,throw away the extract.Season it with pepper and serve it hot.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Cream Of Tomato Soup

Ingredients
Ready made tomato puree-1/2 cup
Salt & Pepper to taste
Fresh basil-1tsp
Chopped carrot-1/4 cup
Dry parsley-1/2 tsp
Butter-2tsp
Chopped onion-3tsp
Chopped garlic-1
Heavy cream-1/4 cup
Water to dilute- required amount
Method
Heat butter in a pan saute onion,garlic,basil,parsley,carrot & seasonings for 2 minutes.Add the tomato puree & once cooled blend it to a smooth liquid.Filter the mixture,add water to required thickness.Heat the soup, adjust the seasoning,once switched off the gas add in the cream mix & serve it hot.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Cabbage Soup

Ingredients
Chopped cabbage-2 cups
Salt to taste
Chopped onion-1tbsp
Chopped garlic-2
Whole pepper-10
Jeera/cumin-1/4tsp
Olive oil-1tsp
Water or stock required amount
Method
Heat oil in a pan saute all above ingredients for 2 minutes.Cool & grind it coarsely in a blender.Dilute it with water or stock.Give a boil,season it with salt & pepper & serve it hot.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Beetroot Soup

Ingredients boiled for 5 minutes & blend to a smooth liquid
Chopped beetroot-1/2
Chopped carrot-1/2
Chopped onion-3tsp
Chopped celery-3tsp
Garlic-2
Dried basil-a pinch
Vegetable stock or water-2 cups
Seasoning
Salt & pepper to taste
Roasted & powdered jeera-a pinch
Other ingredients
Milk-1/4 cup
Method
Pour the blended liquid,milk,seasoning & water( if required to dilute the soup) in a pan & bring to a nice boil.Switch off the gas,before serving sprinkle some shredded cheese(optional) on top & serve hot.






Sunday, October 2, 2011

Black Bean Soup

Ingredients
Cooked black beans-2 cups
(mash 1 cup of beans)
Chopped celery-1/2 cup
Chopped onion-1/4
Chopped tomato-1/2
Chopped jalapeno chilly-1/2
Salt & Pepper to taste
Curry powder-1/4tsp
Dry oregano & Parsley-each-1/4tsp
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/4tsp
Vegetable broth or water-required quantity
Olive oil-1tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pot,saute onion,tomato,chilly & celery for a minute. Add all above ingredients & keep cooking this in low flame for 10 minutes,adding water if necessary.Serve this hot garnished it grated cheese.