Thursday, January 3, 2013

Apple Soup & Announcing the winner

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Wish all my readers a very Happy New Year! :)


Hope you all celebrated the eve and new year pretty well just like me :) Oh yeah, I was away from Chennai for the first time to celebrate new year!! I partied along with my beloved Hyderabad friends and relatives this year. All thanks to my hubby and buddies out there who hosted me so well and so did the city, chill and breezy all the time, so apt for touring :) 

I'm back home right now and feeling completely fresh and new! The new year is here and I am up with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. Have loads of plans for this year and resolutions made up in the mind. Just hoping to go on with the same energy :)

I was completely biased to sweets and thought my first post of the year has to be a sweet! but it so struck to me that a year should be completely balanced with all flavors and tastes and so came up with this sweet and spicy apple soup :)

Keep reading until the end to know the Kettle Tea house giveaway winner! ufff don't skip the recipe!!! :P

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Ingredients:

Apple - 2
Cinnamon stick - 1/2 inch piece
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Mixed herbs - 1 tsp
Salt - for taste
Pepper - for taste

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Method:

Peel the skin of the apples. Chop them into fine pieces or grate them completely into a microwave safe bowl. 

Break the piece of cinnamon and add it to the apple. Pour in 1/2 cup of water to it and microwave it at high for 6 mins. The apple would be completely cooked by now (you can also steam cook it in your pressure cooker for 1 whistle) Allow it to cool down. 

Remove the cinnamon pieces and grind the apple into a fine puree. 

Now add enough water to make it into soup consistency and boil it for few mins. Add pepper, salt and mixed herbs. 

Serve it hot with some bread sticks. 

The soup would be sweet as well as spicy. The natural tang of the apple would make it definitely different and delicious :) 

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Coming to the winners of Kettle Tea House Give Away - 

First lucky winner - Rajani S

Second lucky winner - Sharanya Palanisshami

Third lucky winner - Hamaree Rasoi

First of all, a big BIG thanks to all my readers who enthusiastically participated in the giveaway :) You guys are the soul reason for me to go on with this blog. :)  

Congrats to all the winners :) I'm happy that you will be tasting some delicious teas soon :) 

Winners kindly email me your postal address to fourthsensesamayal@gmail.com with the subject as Kettle give away winners. 

Written by: Nithya
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21 comments:

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

congrats to the winners!!! and the soup looks very interesting!!!
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Padmajha PJ said...

First of all, wishing you and your family a very happy, prosperous and healthy year ahead :)
And,that soup is very different from the regular ones.Looks inviting.
Congrats to the winners...

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

healthy n interesting soup...
n congrats to all the lucky winners...
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Shama Nagarajan said...

Delicious and inviting dear .

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Archana Potdar said...

interesting soup.
Congrats to the winners

Sharanya palanisshami (sara's TASTY BUDS) said...

HAPPY TO BE ONE OF THE WINNERS , THANK YOU NITHYA

Zareena said...

A perfect soup for winter.. Congrats to the winners..

WeR SAHM said...

apple soup very interesting and inviting clicks....

ushaprashanth said...

Hi!!!!
Apple soup is new to me. Lovely snaps!! Congrats to the winners!

Lakshmi Venkatesh said...

Nice and different soup.

ANU said...

awesome looking soup, healthy too...love ur clicks...
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Priya said...

Wishing you a happy new year Nithya.

Apple soup is completely new for me, congrats to the winners.

Uma Ramanujam said...

Congrats to the winners and Happy New Year Nithya!

Turmeric n Spice said...

looks lovely

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Wow !! Thrilled to get the hamper . Thanks a lot Nithya.
Never made apple soup at home ...with cinnamon and herbs this should taste wonderful

Vijitha said...

Happy New Year Nithya! Loving this version of warm apple cider. Holidays are incomplete without sipping a mug of warm apply cider. Hope you had a lovely new year.

divya said...

wow....it looks so scrumptious!

manjooo said...

that is a great recipe...

Rajani S said...

I feel thrilled to have won the Give Away :), my first time win at something online :)))!

Thanks a lot for the opportunity and for taking the trouble of letting me know :)

Happy 2013!

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