Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Carrot and Celery Soup

This is a English style soup made with chicken stock,for vegetarian,you can replace the chicken stock with vegetable stock.Carrot and celery are rich in calcium.Celery is used for weight loss where it contains low calorie dietery fibre in bulk.
Juice of one cup of celery,beetroot,carrot and spinach is a good remedy for pain in bones.
Carrots chopped-11/2 cup
Celery-3/4 cup
Chicken Stock-2 cups
Potato-1 small sized
Milk or cream-2 tbsp
Ginger-a small piece
Onion-1/2 chopped
Olive oil-1/2 tbsp
Coriander leaves-few chopped(optional)
Olive oil-1/2 tbsp
Salt and pepper for taste
Heat oil in a pan,add the finely chopped ginger and onion. Saute it for a while until the onion gets transparent.Add the potatoes and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Now add the chopped carrot and celery,stir well,cover the pan and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.Now add the chicken stock,let it cook for 15 to 20 minutes. Add milk or cream,salt and pepper for taste.Switch off
and take it of from the hob.Let it cool down ,liquidise in a blender.Add the liquid to the pan again and heat for 2 to 3 minutes.

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