Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Broccoli & Almond Soup

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Green vegetables are said to be the most healthiest ones and so is this Broccoli. I love them in my pastas or just as stir fries too. They are just so soft and delicate and cook so fast that I always enjoy using them in my dishes. 

I had this soup in a wedding reception recently and mind cooked the recipe and recreated it in my kitchen yesterday :) Oh God!! it was really delicious and all of them at home enjoyed it. Rich, creamy and healthy soup :)

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Ingredients:

Broccoli - 1 flower
Almonds - 10
Butter - 1 tblsp
Onion - 1
Potato - 1
Garlic - 3 pods
Salt - for taste
Pepper - for taste
Cheese - for garnish

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Method:

Soak almonds in water for 2-3 hours. 

Wash broccoli and cut into large florets. 

Chop onions roughly. Peel and chop potato roughly. Dice garlic into small pieces. 

Take a pressure cooker and add a tblsp of butter. Once it melts add the chopped garlic and fry for a min. Follow it by chopped onions and fry for few minutes. Now add the potato and broccoli. Pour a cup of water and pressure cook the contents for 2-3 whistles. Open the cooker once the steam releases and allow it to come to room temperature. 

Meanwhile peel the soaked almond skin and grind it into a smooth paste by adding just a little water. 

Now grind the pressure cooked vegetables into a smooth paste. Transfer this content into a thick bottomed vessel and add adequate water to get the soup consistency. Also add the ground almond paste to it. 

Heat the soup for a boil or two. Add required amount of salt and pepper. Pour into the serving bowls and grate some cheese on top before serving. 

Enjoy the hot and creamy soup :)

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Written by: Nithya
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14 comments:

Amrita Roy said...

looks inviting...bookmarked this recipe

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and comforting looking soup. Excellent preparation.
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nandoos Kitchen said...

healthy and tasty soup

Priya Suresh said...

I can have this nutty soup, can have a bowl of this delicious soup.

Sathya Priya said...

lovely soup ...really tempting

Sandhya Hariharan said...

Broccoli is our latest hit veggie.. Can I have this nutty soup pls...
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Farin Ahmed said...

Lovely clicks dear!!! Soup looks super

Nupur UK-Rasoi said...

Never tasted the combo ! Again, very neat and clean pictures. beautiful presentation !

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Emily Walker said...

Yummy! I love brocolli and this recipe may make even children who doesn't like brocolli can eat :3 Thank you!!
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I can have this nutty soup, can have a bowl of this delicious soup.
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