Friday, 4 November 2011


                                BROCCOLI SOUP


500 gms Broccoli
1 medium sized Onion
4 cloves Garlic
2 inches Celery Stalk
4 cups Stock or water
1 Cup Low fat milk
Salt to taste
White pepper powder to taste

How to make broccoli soup:

Cut broccoli into small florets and wash well. soak in salted water for ten to fifteen minutes and drain.
Peel and roughly chop onion and garlic. wash and chop celery stalk.
Boil or dry roast almonds on medium heat till almond skin changes its colour slightly. remove from heat, cool it and slice them into slivers.
Heat vegetable stock or water with chopped onion, garlic andcelery. bring to a boil.
Add broccoli florets and continue to cook without covering the pan. cook for five to seven minutes or till broccoli is tender.
Remove from fire, cool and puree it in a blender.
Add milk to pureed broccoli. mix well. bring to a boil again..
Add salt and white pepper powder to taste. stir in toasted almond slivers and serve hot.

                        CABBAGE APPLE DELIGHT RECIPE


1 sliced Red Cabbage (if not available then normal cabbage)
2 meduim sized sliced Apple (Sabe)
1 meduim sized chopped Onion (Pyaj)
1/2 cup Vinegar
4 Pepper corns (Kalimirchi)
1/2 " Cinnamon (Tuj/Dalchini)
2 Cloves (Lavang)
1 tsp Oil
1 tblsp Fine Wheat Flour (Maida)
1/2 Litre Water
Lemon Juice to taste
Salt to taste
Artificial Sweetner to taste

How to make cabbage apple delight:

Heat oil in a teflon-coated pan.
Saute onion for a little while.
Add apples and cook for a few minutes.
Add sweet-n-low, cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon, vinegar, salt, lemon juice and water and bring to a boil.
Add chopped cabbage, cover and cook on a low flame.
When it's done, just before serving, add flour, stirring continuosly to avoid lumps.
Serve immediately.

                                FRUIT FUN RECIPE


100 gms Apple (Sabe)
75 gms Guavas (Amrood)
70 gms Grapes (Angoor)
1 Sweet lime (Mosambi) / Orange
50 gms Cottage Cheese (Paneer) (made from skimmed milk)
1 small bunch Mint Leaves (Pudina Leaves)
1 tblsp Lime or Lemon Juice (Nimbu)
Salt and Pepper To Taste

How to make fruit fun:

Clean and wash mint leaves.
Grind the mint leaves with lemon juice, salt and pepper.
Cut paneer into small cubes and dress it with mint paste.
Keep aside.
Peel, clean and segment the orange.
Clean and wash grapes.
Wash guava and apple and cut into small cubes.
Mix the fruits and paneer together.
Serve chilled.

                                    GARLIC TOMOTA SOUP


6 medium sized Tomatoes
2 cloves Garlic
10 gm Gelatin powder
2 Bay leaves
½ tsp crushed Pepper Corn
½ tsp Mixed herbs
Salt to taste
4 tblsp Port wine (optional)
2 tsp skimmed Milk Yogurt
2 tsp Lemon juice
4 sprigs fresh Mint

How to make garlic tomota soup:

Wash and finely chop the tomatoes. peel garlic and crush. soak the gelatin quarter cup cold water and keep.
Cook the tomatoes in a saucepan along with the crushed garlic, bay leaves and cook the tomatoes in a saucepan along with the crushed game, bay leaves and crushed pepper corn for about five to six minutes or until soft.
Remove from the heat, cover and leave to infuse for twenty minutes.
Remove the bay leaves, puree the mixture and pass through a sieve.
Stir in the mixed herbs, salt and wine. whisk the skimmed milk yogurt and mix into the tomato mixture.
Heat the gelatin lightly on a double boiler to dissolve and add to the tomato mixture. mix in the lemon juice and stir well.
Pour this into small ceramic pots for individual serving. refrigerate for threat to four hours to set. do not freeze.
Serve chilled in the same pot garnished with sprigs of fresh mint.

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