Beetroot Sweet Potato Soup

Ingredients: Beetroot small size 2 Sweet potato small size 2 Chopped onion 1/4 cup Garlic Cloves 2 Oil 1 1/2 tsp Green chili 1 (optional) Red Chili powder 1/4 tsp Curry powder 1/2 tsp ( I used sambar powder ) Salt Method: In a pan add oil and chopped onions Add chopped garlic and green…

Green Peas Soup

Ingredients: Frozen Green Peas 1/2 cup Soaked Cashew nuts 5, 6 Chopped Onion 1/4 cup Garlic clove 2 Green Chili 1, 2 Oil 1 1/2 tsp Salt   Method:   In a pan add oil, chopped onions and garlic Continuously, Add Green Chili Add Frozen Green peas Add Soaked cashews Add Salt Add half liter…

Pan Fried Crispy Croutons

Ingredients: Any bread slices 2 garlic powder 1/2 tsp Onion powder 1/2 tsp Mixed Herbs 1/2 tsp Oil 3, 4 TBSP Method: Cut the bread into 1/2 cm In a large wide pan add oil and bread pieces Add mixed herbs Add onion and garlic powders Fry them 5, 6 mins Keep stirring often them…

Red Lentil / Whole Mysore Dal Soup

Ingredients: Red Lentil – 1/4 cup Veggies Small Carrot 1 Beans 3, 4 Spinach – hands full Green chili 1 Garlic cloves 2, 3 Chopped Onion 1/4 cup  Spices Cumin Powder 1/4 tsp Coriander Powder 1/4 tsp  Curry Powder  1/2 tsp (optional) Red chili powder 1/4 tsp (optional) Salt   Process: Soak the red lentils…

Vegetable Stock from Veggies Scraps

Ingredients: Peel of root veggies zucchini gourd family (ex: ridge / bottle gourd etc..) Stems of leafy veggies cabbage family cauliflower/broccoli (optional) I did not use any spoiled ones or fruits scrap Process: Collect the veggie’s scrap in a ziplock bag / any glass airtight container Keep them in the refrigerator / freezer I have…

Carrot Soup

Ingredients: Carrots 2, 3 Potato small size (optional) Onion 1/4 cup Garlic pods 2 Green chili 1 small size Cinnamon stick 1/2″ Bay leaf 1 Salt Black pepper Method: Heat up a vessel, add oil add garlic pods, bay leaf and cinnamon stick Add chopped onion, stir it,   Add green chili, cubed carrots and…

Carrot lemon Rasam

Ingredients: Carrot 1 medium size Tomato small size 1 Onion small size 1 Spices Yellow Moong dal 1 tbsp Coriander seeds 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp Black pepper 1/4 tsp or less Methi seeds 2, 3 seeds Whole red chilies 2 ( used 4, it was spicy) Ginger 1″ piece Garlic 1 clove OR…

Lentil /Dal Mixed Veg Soup

Ingredients: Red lentil/ dal COOKED-  1/2 cup Veggies Chopped garlic 2 cloves Chopped onion 1/4 cup Diced carrot 1/4 cup Diced Potato 1/4 cup Diced sweet potato 1/4 cup Diced beans 1/4 cup Chopped Spinach 1/4 cup Green peas 1/4 cup or less Butter 1 tbsp Oil 1 tbsp Method: In a pot add add…

Barley Soup

Ingredients: Pearl barley 1/4 cup Diced Veggies potatoes 1/2 cup Carrots 1/2 cup Mushroom 1/2 cup Onions 1/4 cup Bay leaf 1 Garlic 3, 4 cloves Butter 1 tsp Oil 1 tsp Water 1 liter or as required Salt Lemon juice (optional) Soak the barley as much as long. ( over night also should be…

Veggie Soup with Black-Eye beans

Ingredients: Butter 1 tsp Oil 1 tsp Turmeric 1/4 tsp Red  chili Powder 1/4 tsp Salt Veggies Onion 1 /2 cup Garlic 2 cloves chopped Carrots 1 cup Green beans 1 cup Potato 1 cup Cabbage 1 cup Green peas 1/2 cup Sweet Corn 1/2 cup Cooked Black-eye beans 1/2 cup Cilantro few leaves Method:…

Veg-Corn Soup without Corn flour

Ingredients: Sweet Corn ( I used frozen corn)  1/2 cup Veggies Chopped Carrots 1/2 cup Chopped Beans 1/4 cup Green peas 1/4 up (Frozen) Corn 1/2 cup (Frozen) Green Chilis (optional) Salt Water / Vegtable stock 4, 5 cups Method: Boil the corn. Switch off the stove and let it cool. Make a smooth paste and…

Minestrone Soup

Ingredients: Veggies Oil 2 Tsp Crushed Garlic 3 pods Onion  1/2 medium size Carrots 1 medium Beans 4 Potato (Optional) Zucchini 1 medium Tomato puree (blended 1 tomato) Boiled Rajma (Red kidney beans) 1 cup (in a 1 cup, 1/2 cup Red kidney puree) Boiled few Pasta shells Water / Vegetable stock 3 cups Dry…