Potato, Peas And Curd Soup

POTATO, PEAS AND CURD SOUP

Hello, and welcome to my cooking corner again. Hope you all are doing well. I hope you guys are enjoying reading my blog and getting ideas from it. It is the sole purpose of my writing this blog. My recipes are simple, made from simple ingredients which are easily available in the marketplace. Today I am sharing a recipe of Potato, Peas and Curd Soup made with curd and veggies to fulfill your small hunger pangs. I have added some carom seeds, dried mint in it as it helps in digestion. You can add your choice of veggies in this soup. So let’s start with the making—

Ingredients:

  1. Curd-250 gms
  2. Potato-1
  3. Peas-100 gms
  4. Maize flour-1 tbsp
  5. Grated Ginger-1/2 tsp
  6. Dried and crushed Mint Leaves-1 tsp
  7. Green Chillies-1
  8. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  9. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  10. Garam Masala-1/2 tsp
  11. Salt-According to taste

For the tempering:-

  1. Black Mustard and Carom seeds-1/2 tsp
  2. Cumin and Methi dana-1/2 tsp
  3. Curry Leaves-1/2 tsp
  4. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

20190809_140757_20190809181428514.jpgWash, scrape and cut the potatoes in medium-sized pieces. Blanch the potatoes and peas for five minutes. Chop the green chilies. Take a bowl and add curd and the spices, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, maize flour, dried mint leaves,garam masala in it. Add some water to get a thin mixture out of it. Keep aside.

Step 2

Take a pan and add the tempering ingredients. Add the grated ginger. Now add the blanched veggies and fry. Next, add the curd mixture slowly and keep stirring it continuously otherwise lumps will be formed.

Step 3

20190809_141000_20190809182013813.jpgBoil for two to three minutes. Garnish it with cilantro though it is optional.

Our Potato, peas and curd soup is done. Serve it with potato wafers, potato shots or any other snack. Can also be had with steamed rice.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

 

 

 

 

 

Flax Seed Kadhi

FLAXSEED KADHI

Hello, and welcome to my cooking corner again. Today I’ll be sharing a simple, healthy and alternate version of making kadhis, adding some roasted flaxseed powder, Flaxseed Kadhi. It is very easily prepared and has many nutrients, being rich in omega 3 fats. We make many dishes using flaxseed like curries, chutneys and it can be used to make soups and fritters too. I personally have made some dishes using it like Flaxseed Raita, Pumpkin with flaxseed, etc. It helps to lower cholesterol and really is a fab actively used ingredient of kitchens around the world. So let us start with the recipe–

Ingredients:-

  1. Roasted and ground flaxseed-1 tbsp
  2. Besan-1 tbsp
  3. Curd-250 gms
  4. Grated Ginger-1 tsp
  5. Onion-1
  6. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Kadhi Masala-1 tsp
  9. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  10. Fresh chopped cilantro-1 tbsp

        For the tempering:-

  1. Black Mustard-1/2 tsp
  2. Cumin-1/2 tsp
  3. Dry red chilies- 2
  4. Bay Leaf-1
  5. Asafoetida-A pinch
  6. Vegetable Oil- 2 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

Roast and grind the flaxseed to a fine powder. Now to make the kadhi, take a bowl and add besan, curd, the spices; salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder,kadhi masala,garam masala and mix well.

Step 2

Next, take a pan and add all the tempering ingredients in it. Now, add the chopped onion and grated ginger and saute for two minutes. Add in the above-made mix of besan and curd and let it boil for four to five minutes.

Step 3

20190731_083400_20190802193538759.jpgLastly, add in the flax seed powder, mix and let the kadhi simmer for five minutes. Garnish with chopped cilantro.

Our Flaxseed Kadhi is done. Serve it.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!