Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Broccoli Soup

I know iam boring you all with soups. The Climate here in chennai is chill and we need soup's to warm us. so bare with me. Whenever i find broccoli in the vegetable shop, i buy it. so far bought it thrice, once i made kootu with it and kuruma the other time, now its soup. its a versatile veggie, an healthy green veggie too. Coming to the soup. its a easy one.

Creamy Broccoli Soup

Ingredients:

Broccoli Florets - 1 cup (handfull of florets + 3)
Red Onion - 1
Garlic Cloves - 3
Oil - 1 tbsp
Milk - 1/4 cup
Pepper Powder - 1 tsp's

Method:

Cut the Broccoli into small florets. wash them thoroughly twice atleast.

Heat a Pan, add oil & heat it. Now add the Garlic and saute it for a min. then add the onion and saute it till it turns translucent. then add the broccoli florets to the pan and saute it for atleast 4 minutes, till the broccoli turn tender. switch off the flame and let the pan contents cool.

Broccoli Soup

After Cooling, blend all the ingredients in the pan with 1/4 cup milk into a smooth puree.

Now Heat the Puree and add little water, to get the desired soup consistency of your choice.

Add salt and pepper powder according to your taste.

Serve warm with Garlic Breads or Bread sticks.

22 comments:

  1. Hi Lavi. Glad to hear that you have cool air in Chennai, those are quite rare occasions.This is my favorite soup. Here it's quite cold now with temp as low as 7 degrees and I am also indulging into more of soups. Incidentally I also posted soup and that too a green.:-)

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  2. Brocoli is becoming my fav veggie, soup is inviting for this chill weather!

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  3. I have always wanted to try the brocolli soup..

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  4. I am surprised the climate to be cold in Chennai. It has only been hot hotter & hottest. I am glad it is cooler. We had a very light dusting of snow today and this soup should definetly warm us up.

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  5. I love soups .. this looks very nice for a winter evening

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  6. I too make soups often due chill out here. This soup looks perfect for dinner. yummmyyyyy.

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  7. Soup looks creamy and fabulous Lavi..

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  8. That is a lovely color! Do we get brocoli in Chennai? Is it expensive?

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  9. Hi, delighted to note that Chennai is cool :):)Lovely soup with rich colour and of course easy too as you had rightly pointed out. Ideal for chilly weather.

    Chitchat

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  10. Soups are in the season. Yours is a delicious & healthy one. In winters it will warm me.

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  11. Simple,Different & creamy soup.Really good one lavi

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  12. Soup looks and sounds good Lavi! U never bore,ur photos are really making it very interesting rather!

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  13. I heard abt Chennai weather too....am glad its a lil cooler these days.Soup is surely comforting one.Looks good!

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  14. Wow thats such an easy soup and sounds absolutely delicious Lavi!
    Wishing you and your family Happy new year in advance

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  15. Thats really wonderful and healthy soup dear.. looks yumm... perfect for our weather too..

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  16. WISH YOU HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR....

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  17. Oh that looks good.. i usually add some carrots and a small potato in my version.

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  18. une assiette bien appétissante, bravo
    bonne année et à bientôt

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  19. Soup looks great and nice color too!!!

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  20. Nice, that looks wonderful! I love broccoli!

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  21. Came out great, Thanks for the recipe.

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