Monday, January 29, 2007

Vegetable stew

Now a days its getting cooler and cooler out.So i always like to have a big cup of hot soup and cover myself with a nice blanket, just sit in front of tv and watch and watch my favorites shows.What else can give a coasy homely feeling in the season of cold winters.I always like to try out some new flavours in my soups.So i thought of trying a stew.Im am a soup lover and like to have more and always end up filling myself with only soup ,this made me prepare a stew which is filling and hot as i like them to be.Its quite nutritious with all the vegetables added to it.Here is a filling hot spicy stew recipe for all of you.

carrots- 1 cup
celery -1/2 cup
tomato -1 cup
tomato puree-1/2 cup
jalapeno-2 large
sweet corn -1/2 cup
beans-1/2 cup
capsicum-1/2 cup
onions-1 cup
Broccoli-1/2 cup
ginger garlic patse-1 tsp
pepper powder-1 tsp
paprika -1/2 tsp
coriander powder-1/2 tsp
cumin-1 tsp
Bay leaf-1 large dried
vegetable stock-1 cup
water -1 cup
celery leaves- 3 tsp
olive oil- 2tsp
salt-as per taste
italian seasoning-1 tsp

1.Take a heavy bottomed pan add 2 tsp of olive oil,add cumin and allow it to splutter.
2. Add onions and saute them for about 2 mins ,then add ginger garlic paste and fry till brown, to this add carrots,and celery and saute it for 2-3 mins.
3.Then add diced tomatoes ,tomato puree and season with salt, pepper,coriander powder,paprika ,bay leaf and mix properly.
4.then add corn kernnels and remaining vegetables and add vegetable broth and close the lid and allow it to cook in medium heat for about 15 mins.
5.Later add water and see for the salt and spices and then cook on high for 5-8 mins.
6.Serve hot with bread toast at the side .Enjoy the cool winter with a large bowl of stew.


Padmaja said...

What a treat for eyes!!! I wish I could have stayed back in CA:(... I would have knocked ur door long back. We use to like in Santa Clara.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Padmaja,
Woh..then we could have fun together tasting each others dishes na..hmm.thanks buddy

Coffee said...

SLURP!!!! The pic looks super delicious!!!!! :) Nice recipe as well!!!!

Asha said...

Exceelent looking soup!YUM!!Thanks for this! I have French Onion soup at Aroma!

mandira said...

This looks delicious soumya, it's cold and freezing here, can I have a cup of that hot soup? :)

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hey Coffee,
Thanks dear

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Asha, give a try and lemme know.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Mandira,
Why not for sure.Why dont you come by and have it super hot....

swapna said...

wow what an healthy food soumya..great dish..

Manjula said...

Hey, Though I am a regular visitor to your Ayurveda Sanjeevini..I am checking out your food blog for the first time. Its wonderful..colorful pictures..

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi swapna,
Thanks dear.hmm its very healthy.A perfect dish for this season

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hey Manjula,
Thanks for dropping bymy foddie blog also and posting a comment

Sia's corner said...

stew looks absoluty delicious soumya... nice, rich colour...

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Thanks supriya

Seema said...

soumya bari chenda banna baindu soup inge. Beautiful presentation. Loved the picture

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Thanks akka,
taste de laika ayedu iduve idda anu helidu

Anonymous said...

This was absolutely delicious. I'm a vegetarian and just learning to cook new things and I will definitely be cooking this again. many thanks for sharing!

What kind of beans would I use? I left them out.