For that quiet evening…Simply and Yummy Carrot Soup

Carrot Soup Pic: Priya Q

It was raining, the breeze was cool and I had a sudden desire to have hot soup. Guess what I made…tada! Carrot soup..thick, full of flavor…its divine…check out the recipe! 🙂

 

Carrot – 4 nos (large sized)

Onion – 1 no (medium sized)

Split red lentils – 1/2 cup

Vegetable or chicken stock – 4-5 cups

Fresh coriander – few tsp

Fresh cream or bread cubes(fried in butter) – few tsp (for garnish)

Salt & pepper for seasoning

 

  1. Peel and cube the carrots and roughly chop the onions
  2. Wash and soak lentils in water for minimum 1/2 hour
  3. Heat oil and saute onions in it for about 5 minutes
  4. Add carrots and cook for few minutes until they get soft
  5. Add lentils to the carrot
  6. Add stock to above and bring to boil
  7. Simmer the heat, cover vessel and cook till lentils are cooked
  8. Add 1-2 tsp of fresh coriander and set the mixture aside to cool
  9. Blend this mixture into fine puree (do this in two batches if required)
  10. Return the puree to the pan and bring it a boil
  11. Spoon it into bowls, garnish with with fresh cream /bread cubes and fresh coriander
  12. Serve

 

till next time…have fun cooking!

(is there any recipe you would specifically want to know? …do let me know! :))

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