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Friday, February 8, 2008

Carrot and Kohlrabi soup


As promised I am including other recipes apart from Iyengar food. This one is definitely among that group and will surely attract kids.
Like how we appreciate and crave for good looking food, children are more choosy when it comes to food. So its all the more important to make their food look good and taste good.

Recently when my inlaws visited me , my father-in-law had been to veggie shopping. Whenever he goes, me and my mother-in-law know for sure that the whole of subzi mandi(veggie market) will be at home:-). Like I said, he had got 2 bunches of kohlrabi(navilkosu in kannada and ganth gobi in hindi). I used one bunch while they were here. I made akki rotti with some more yesterday. Today i thought I will make soup with carrot and the remaining kohlrabi. Its amazing for this winter. One more thing about vegetable soups are that they are really fast to make and very tasty.


Ingredients: (Serves 4)

Kohlrabi (chopped)- 1
Carrot (chopped)-1 big one
Salt to taste
Pepper- freshly ground (2tspns)
Butter-1tbslpn

Preparation:
1. Boil carrot and kohlrabi together in water with little salt.
2. Once its cooked , cool it and blend it to a puree. Thin it with 2 cups of water.
3. Place it again for heating and bring it to one boil. Check for salt and add freshly ground pepper.
4. Add butter and mix well.
5. For garnishing sprinkle some bread crumbs, pepper and serve hot
with bun or toasted bread.

7 comments:

neerali said...

very interesting soup....something diff...cool....cheers

Veda Murthy said...

Thanks neerali....Will keep the blog interesting with different recipes too.

vidya said...

I am surely going to try this Soup.. looks Yummy!!!

Sujyothi said...

hmm...yummm!!fantastic presentation too!!m sure lil one would have loved it!!
Keep them coming!
I will not assure to make it here cos we dont get that veggie here.
Will surely try when back in India!!
Thanks for this!

Roopashree said...

he y this really looks yummywill definetely try send some more of ur iyengar recipes keep it up thanks

Veda Murthy said...

hey roopa...thanks a lot...keep checking for moreeee

PaakaPriya said...

Hi Veda,
Tried this today.
I was feeling exhausted after the shopping, and it was really delicious and helped me feel energized.