Thursday, February 25, 2010

Apple & Carrot Soup

 The Fennel seeds &  Apple in  a Soup? Ya...its a brilliant flavor..its so creamy and rich in herbs..Have hot or cold , tastes the best.... To a company is Roasted Tomato Toasts.. 



Ingredients:
  • 2-3 Carrots (sliced)
  • 1 Apple (peeled and diced)
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 2 Tbsp Rice (uncooked) 
  • 2-3 cups Vegetable stock
  • 1 small Bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp Red chili powder (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp Curry powder
  • 2 tsp Olive oil / Butter
  • Salt & black pepper as per taste
  • Fresh lemon slice
Method :
In a sauce pan with oil /butter, add fennel seeds and roast on medium heat 2-3 minutes or you get nice aroma. Add chopped carrots, apples and roast for 5-7 minutes. Add  rice, turmeric powder, red chili powder, curry powder, coriander powder, vegetable stock, bay leaf, salt , pepper and cook till all the vegetables get tender.

Puree the  vegetable & rice mix until smooth. (discard the bay leaf before making puree). Transfer this puree into the same sauce pan and simmer for 8 minutes.

Serve hot with dash of black pepper and lemon.


The tangy flavors make the good combo with this soup...
For Roasted tomato
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Capsicum
  • 1 Garlic pod
  • 1/2 tsp Basil (dry)
  •  1-2 Tbs Olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili flakes
  • Salt to taste
Method: 
Roast the tomatoes in the oven for 20 minutes. Remove the skin of it. Heat the pan with oil, add garlic, capsicum and roast for few minutes. Add roasted tomatoes, salt, basil, red chili flakes and mix everything well.
Toast the breads and spread roasted tomato.

This Recipe goes to Taste bud's Cooking with Fruits event.

20 comments:

Gulmohar said...

Don't know how I haven't seen your wonderful space ever before....
That soup looks too good and what else I could ask for when it's snowing outside :-)
BTW I'm your latest follower dear...

Sushma Mallya said...

such a unique combo,sounds interesting and looks beautiful,perfect for the weather..

ARUNA said...

I liked the presentation!

shanthi said...

Sounds interesting and a lovely click

Meena said...

Love this refreshing soup...I think the addition of fruits to a soup is a great idea!

Priya said...

I prepare quite a long back a soup with green apple, can guess how this soup would have tasted, urs looks fantastic and yummy..

Subhashini said...

Very very healthy for everyone including kids.Very good combo.
Love
Subhashini

Rachana Kothari said...

I love this combination...so yummy and healthy! have a great weekend!

Deepa G Joshi said...

such a nice combination..love this healthy soup..

Daisy Blue said...

Nice click Jyoti...soup looks yummy..

Jyoti V said...

Thank you all for lovely comments..
Ya this soup make perfect for the weather...

@ Gulmohar thank you for stopping by and for your nice comments..

@ Priya, i have use normal red apple..it really tastes good..

Nostalgia said...

I have to compliment you first on the dish you served the soup in. The soups great and a nice place you have here.

Pavithra said...

Wow thats really unique combo..I love soups so will try it for sure..I have all ingredients ....

Pavithra said...

oh by the way I love ur cute bowl and presentation dear.

J said...

very innovative.. lovely presentation

Cham said...

U have a fantastic recipes! Like the unique flavored soup!

Preety said...

what a lovely color, it makes a great comfort food in a weather like today (rainy)

Sharmilee! :) said...

Nice combination in ur soup, liked the serving bowl v much!

simply.food said...

Wow soup looks delicious nice presentation also.

Panchpakwan said...

Thank you all for lovely comments.

@ Pavitra, Let me know when you try it..

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