Monday, May 7, 2007

Spinach chickpeas soup



Soup are normally an appitizer or used as a starter but a soup lover like me enjoy it as a complete meal itself.Well some may say as how one can satisfy his hunger only by a soup then my this spinach cickpeas soup is really a good answer and that too a complete filling and satisfying meal.It tastes so good that with a slice of tosted bread at the side is more than enough for a cool night .So why dont you guys note down the ingredients and heat up you soup pot....

Ingredients:
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Red onion - 1 mediem size
Garlic cloves - 2 large
Spinach - 1 cup
Potato - 1 cup
Cick peas - 1 cup
Tomato paste - 1 tbsp
Milk - 1/2 cup
Vegetable broth cube- 1
Water - 2 cups
Salt and pepper - as per taste
Chilly powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Olive oil - 2 tsp



Method:
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1.Cook potatoes and chickpeas seperately and keep aside.
2.Take a heavy bottomed pan ,add litlle oil and saute the onions and garlic untill they turn a bit transparent.To this add chickpeas and mix and cook for 5 mins .
3.Now add potatoes and saute .Now powder the broth cube or even you can add vegetable broth and season with salt pepper and other spices and simmer and cook for 10 mins.
4.Then add roughly chopped spinach ,add milk and mix properly and cook for another 5 mins in high.
5.Now serve hot with a pinch of paprika sprinkled on top.Enjoy....

20 comments:

Bharathy said...

Love soups of any Kind..have never tried this combo:)will give a shot when free..
The containers look so cute..
Really feeling proud to have visitors like you!Thanx for your prompt visits.

Ayesha Seerin said...

Chickpeas soup .. Wow ..
I can have chickpeas in any form ...
Its a keeper..

Sia's Corner said...

bring it on!!! love soups and i love the pot too:) and guess what? i have got the similar earthenware, just brought it this weekend;)

Asha said...

Folate and protein! What more could you need?:)) Looks great.Good one Sowmya.

Mishmash ! said...

Soumya, I have never tasted this combo soup....but I am so stuck with ur serving bowl and that place mat :) Lovely !

Shn

Vani said...

That looks good! hey, jsut quickly wanted to let u know I tried Kitchen King masala in egg curry and it was good! I've posted the recipe on my site. take a look when u get a chance.

trupti said...

that is one healthy soup.....enough to satisfy the biggest of hunger pangs!

Sharmi said...

that recipe looks so nutritious and healthy. very comforting one.

Coffee said...

WOW!!!!! Thats a yummy soup!!! Loved the post as well!!!

priar's, said...

Hi,
good one to try ,i have doubt do we have to soak the peas for hours?

Chinni said...

Lovely soup.Looks yummy......

just for fun said...

Spinach soup looks healthy and delicious.

marriedtoadesi.com said...

Nice soup recipe Soumya. I like the combo of potatoes, spinach,and chickpeas.

Kanchana

Vcuisine said...

Lovely Soup Soumya. Viji

Sandeepa said...

Your soup bowl is fantastic
I made chickpeas soup with chicken, spinach seems like a very good idea too

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Ramya's Mane Adige said...

Hey, the soup looks gr8!!! Thanx for dropping a comment on mine and leading me to yours... You have a gr8 blog!!!btw, are you by any chance Seema's sister??!! Seema and I were in the same batch in Canara PU

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi ,
Thanks to every one for the supporting comments.this is indded a healthy and refreshing filling soup.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

hi priar's,
You may soak the chickpeas in hot water for 5-7 hrs or over night.