Tomato and Bean Soup

In dark winter months, when it’s freezing outside, all I crave for is a good bowl of soup #comfortfood . As much as I love home made soups for various reasons ( weight loss being one of them), I have to admit I don’t cook them as often as I…

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Kidney Bean Soup

    Kidney beans are very popular in India. They are relished as curry with rice, or in salads.  Even the most fussy eaters rarely say no to Kidney beans curry. As a child, I was not very fond of Kidney beans.  I was the only one in the family…

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Lentil & Spinach Soup

  Dal Paalak There is something warm & tasty about this dal.  Spinach along with spices, both fresh and dried, give lentils a complex flavor. You can use any lentil but I prefer one of these : French green lentils / Chana dal / Green Moong dal. Here I’ve used…

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Hot and Sour Soup ( Indo – Chinese )

  #006   Most restaurants serve Hot and Sour soup which is unpalatable. I’m not saying it because I’m a hot and sour soup lover and I could not find a single restaurant serving a good bowl of this soup in our own city. When you make huge batches of…

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Tomato Basil Soup

A healthy twist to a classic recipe !     This recipe has been pending for long. Many of you have asked for the recipe and my sincere apologies for being this late in posting. Before I start with the recipe here are a few questions which frequently come to…

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Lentil Soup

 Lentil Soup   ( Masoor ki dal ) Cooking with my IWC friends is always a good experience. This month it was Cooking for my IWC friends.  They wanted to learn more about the lentil soup. I can easily say that it is one of the more popular and  frequently…

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Minestrone Soup

Packed with more than half a dozen of fresh veggies, this Italian style soup is supercharged with vitamins & minerals. This nutritious & healthful soup helps me to consume the seasonal vegetables all at one time.It can be a complete meal by itself and you can serve it as an…

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Celery Soup

Celery, the ‘Edible Cutlery’ is known for its crunch & mild taste. Most of the times,it is used to get that ‘background flavor’ in dishes. No wonder it is frequently added in soups & stews too. When I make this soup I try to keep it simple,refraining myself from using…

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