Sunday, November 13, 2016

Green Peas and Spinach Soup


A delightful way to have your naturally packed nutritious greens - Green peas Spinach soup. Sight is so soothing to eyes , right ! What a combination - goodness of peas and spinach together.
Green peas are a good source of protiens, vitamins as well other nutritional elements like minerals, fibre and folic acid. Best thing about peas is that you can store it for whole year if kept and preserved clean and properly.

Spinach is another superfood loaded with protiens, fibre, vitamins, thiamin,calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, copper, niacin, zinc. Low in fat and cholestrol, what not ! In short its good for every part of your body.

Winters bring with it loads of green and leafy vegetables. And I love having my greens in form of soups ! You must try this nutritious soup and enjoy with a toast or sandwiches in evening. What a filling treat. Yum !


Here the recipe goes like

Serves 2-3
Ingredients required :
Fresh green peas 1 katori
Spinach leaves 6-8 no.s chopped
1 tsp rock salt
1/2 tsp black pepper powder
1/2 onion chopped
3-4 garlic pods minced
1 tbsp wheat flour
Butter 1 tsp
Water 2-3 mugs or 2 glass
Lemon 1/2 no.s
Mint leaves 4-5 no.s

Method

In a pan heat 1/2 tsp butter. Add chopped onion and garlic. Saute till onions gets transparent
Add peas saute for a minute and add 2 mugs water.
When waters start boiling add spinach, salt, pepper and cook for 5 mins. Add mint and let cook for another 1 min.
Switch off the gas and keep aside after straining.

Grind it in a mixie or with a hand blender.

In a pan add butter. When it melts add wheat flour and saute little. When it starts changing colour add the pureed soup as well strained water kept aside. Add more water and cook for 2-3 mins.


Add lemon juice just before you serve. Mix and serve hot.



2 comments:

  1. Like the idea of including wheat flour. Healthy & yummy!

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    1. Wheat flour is not essential. One can skip it too. I added to give little thickness to soup.
      But overall, its amazing soup. You must try. 😆😋

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