Category Archives: Soup

Vegetable Sweet Corn Soup

Soup is primarily a liquid dish. There are mainly two categories of soup, one clear soup and another one thick soup. You can find variety of soup dishes and it also comes with noodles, veggies as well as grilled chicken. This recipe is a very simple, delicious and healthy soup called as vegetable sweet corn soup. The recipe is prepared using fresh sweet corn and mix of veggies. I have added oat in this soup instead of corn starch for thickness, however you can add corn starch. This is one of the favorite soup of many people and generally ordered as a starter in Indian restaurants. You can also make your own variation by adding grilled chicken to it or vegetable of your choices. Enjoy this healthy soup with your family.

Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

Soup, generally used as an appetizer in Indian cuisines comes in variety of flavors based on ingredients. There are soups with ingredients such a lentil, tomato, beans, chicken and so on. The Chinese noodle soups are a entree rather than an appetizer. The two main kind of soups are clear and thick soups. This thick soup is prepared using sweet potato and carrot as main ingredients. It has beautiful red-orange color of carrot & beetroot, naturally sweetened by sweet potato and has hint of spices. This healthy and delicious soup is easy to prepare and best served with garlic bread and croutons. This is a favorite in my family and I keep getting demands for making this very often.                                                                   

Tomato Carrot & Beetroot Soup

Tomato, carrot & beetroot soup is a light and healthy soup and its easy to make. Soups are all time favorite of our family. Soup is the first choice whenever we are in a restaurant. This soup is perfect for cold or rainy weather. Soups are great complement with your meal as a stater. The beetroot gives a wonderful color and as well as it makes soup more healthy. There are many kind of soup recipes like Tomato Soup, Lentil Soup, Minestrone Soup, Rasam so on. I have skipped adding any oil or butter to this recipe, however if you wish you can add butter as per your taste. The taste was awesome. Adding fresh basil leaves gives a nice aroma and taste to the soup.

Tomato Rasam

Rasam is a traditional south Indian soup which is prepared using rasam powder, tomato and tamarind juice. Rasam is comforting food in south India, without rasam the meal is not complete. There are many kinds of rasam like lentil rasam, tamarind rasam and many more. This recipe is made from tomato, tamarind, freshly blended aromatic Indian spices, homemade rasam powder and tempered with curry leaves, chili and mustard seeds. Added little beetroot for darker color. You can use store bought rasam powder which is easily available in Indian grocery store but homemade rasam powder gives a wonderful aroma and taste to the rasam. This recipe is mild but you can adjust the spiciness as per your taste. You can find homemade rasam powder here.

Barley Minestrone Soup

Minestrone soup recipe is an Italian soup recipe which is prepared with ingredients like chicken, vegetable, beans, pasta or grain like barley or Quinoa. This recipe is a vegetarian barley minestrone soup. The soup is generally served with Italian bread and salads. This is a very light recipe and good for dinner or lunch.

Vegetable Tomato Stew

Stew is basically a thick soup. Stews are made either veg or non-veg and in various flavors. This recipe is more closer to Kerala’s vegetable stew which has slight sweetness and creamy texture. You can chose the vegetables of your choice as add on. Coconut milk is very important as it gives a rich taste to the stew. The stew goes very well with appam as well as rice.