I love soups and being a vegetarian is quite helpful while making soups. You don't have keep them simmering over the stove for a long time to get the exact taste. You have the convenience of pressure cooking the veggies to get a quick and healthy soup within minutes. what more it is quite nutritious too as the veggies are not cooked for a long time. Here is one such recipe.
Creamy Vegetable Soup
Mixed vegetables – 2 cups (I used French beans, carrots, potato, and cabbage)
Corn flour or All purpose flour (maida) – 1 ½ tbsp
Chop the vegetables and onions finely. To prepare Roux mix the flour and milk together into a smooth paste. See to that there are no lumps.
In a sauce pan heat the butter, add the onions and fry for a minute. Now add the vegetables and fry again for 2-3 minutes. Add water and cook till the vegetables are soft. Add the flour and milk mixture (Roux) to the vegetables. Add salt and cook for 5 minutes. Serve hot with grated cheese on top.
Replace butter with olive oil if you conscious of the fat.
This is off to Neha's Eat health, stay fit themed soups for this month a concept originaaly started by Lakshmi.
Labels: Soups, Vegetable: Mixed