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May 8, 2012

Carrot Soup

Carrot is a common & popular vegetable which is available in all seasons. Those who are trying to lose weight can start their meal with a bowl of healthy soup made using par boiled vegetables (to retain the nutrients)

  • Carrots are rich in Vitamin A, K, C and potassium. 
  • It can be eaten raw as well as in cooked form. 
  • The beta carotene (an antioxidant) helps prevent cell damage thus slowing down the aging process.
  • When chewed raw, it helps the mouth to produce more salaiva and in the process cleans the teeth
  • Helps detoxification
  • Studies say the soluble fiber in it helps in lowering blood cholestrol levels
Invite you to have a cup of hot carrot soup



Ingrideints :-

  1. Carrot - 2 Nos.
  2. Tomato - 1 No. (Small) (optional)
  3. Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp or as preferred
  4. Sugar - 2 tsp
  5. Salt to taste
Procedure :

  • Wash, clean and Dice the carrots and tomato (tomato gives you light tangy taste which will make your soup more interesting)
  • Boil water and put the veggies into it
  • Parboil it, allow to cool
  • Grind to a smooth paste in a mixer by adding the water in which it is boiled.
  • Transfer to a vessel, add pepper powder, salt, sugar, mix well
  • Bring to boil
  • Hot cup of delicious healthy carrot soup is ready
Variation :
To bring in a slight flavour, you can add chopped coriander leaves before the final boiling process.


9 comments:

IyerViji said...

Yummy Soup Mira dear my mouth is watering

Mahi said...

Delicious soup Mira! I loved the addition of tomato.

I haven't tried eggless version in French toasts, but have seen in a few blogs, corn flour is used as an egg substitute.Use a tablespoon of corn flour for one egg. Try it n let me know! :)

வை.கோபாலகிருஷ்ணன் said...

Carrot soup is Superb.

Thanks for sharing.


I have seen your comments in some of the important parts of ADHISANKARA DRAMA in my blog gopu1949.blogspot.in Thank you very much for the same.

Gopu

Mira said...

Thank you Viji mami. So happy to see you here :-)

Mira said...

Thank you Mahi. Adding little tomato gives a nice tangy taste to the soup.

Will try the cornflour method and let you know. :-)

Mira said...

Thank you Gopu Sir.

Kani said...

Superb Mira. Iam going to prepare for Darshan. Thank u

Mira said...

Kani, Soups are the healthiest option for kids who have not developed teeth to chew. Partially boiled vegetables retains essential nutrients, easy to digest too. Thank you.

Mira said...

Kani, Soups are the healthiest option for kids who have not developed teeth to chew. Partially boiled vegetables retains essential nutrients, easy to digest too. Thank you.

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