September 23, 2016

Beetroot soup recipe

Beetroot soup recipe - Warm and comforting beetroot soup which can be prepared within half an hour. Today I am going to share with you all a very easy to prepare beetroot soup recipe for rainy and winter days. I make variety of soups often during these seasons. Beetroot also called as beet is an easily available vegetable throughout the year. Beetroots are used to make juice, salad, stir fry, parathapulav, raita and so on. 

This is a healthy soup with lots of medicinal benefits. Beetroot has high amount of carbohydrates and sugar contents. Therefore after consuming this soup one may remain energetic for a long time. The medicinal benefits of beetroots are many. Raw beetroot helps to lower blood pressure and it boosts stamina. Beetroot has lots of soluble fiber and also contains nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin B, potassium and manganese.  

Beetroot Soup Recipe

Beetroot soup is a warm and comforting soup which can be prepared quickly. This is an ideal soup to have during winter and rainy season

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Recipe type : Soup
Cuisine : World
Yield : Serves 2
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Ingredients 
  • 2 medium sized beetroots
  • 1 large sized tomato, chopped
  • 1 medium sized onion, chopped
  • 1/4 inch fresh ginger, chopped
  • 2 tsp black pepper 
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp pepper powder (optional)
  • 1 tbsp fresh cream
  • Salt to taste

Method
  1. Wash and peel the beetroot. Cut them into small pieces.
  2. Cut the tomato and onion into small pieces.
  3. Put the beetroot, onion, tomato, ginger and pepper in a large bowl. 
  4. Add 2 cups of water.
  5. Cook covered on high flame till all the ingredients become soft.
  6. Allow them to cool.
  7. Then put this boiled beetroot mixture in a mixer jar. Grind them to a smooth paste.  
  8. Pour the above prepared beetroot paste in a large pan. Add more water if required to get the desired consistency. Add salt and mix well.
  9. Bring it to boil on medium flame.
  10. In the meantime, dissolve the corn flour in 3-4 tbsp of water and set aside.
  11. Once the soup starts boiling, add the corn flour mixture and again bring it to boil stirring continuously. 
  12. Remove the pan from the flame and keep it aside for 5 minutes. 
  13. Pour hot beetroot soup in the serving bowl. 
  14. Garnish with fresh cream and pepper powder. Serve hot.

Beetroot soup - step by step pictures

1.  Wash, peel and cut the beetroot into small pieces and set aside.
2.  Cut the onion and tomato into pieces and set aside.
3.  Put the beetroot, onion, tomato, ginger and pepper into a large pan.
4.  Add 2 cups of water and cook covered on high flame till all the ingredients become soft.
Remove the pan from the flame and allow them to cool.
5.  Put the boiled beetroot mixture in a mixer jar and grind it to a smooth paste.
6.  Pour the above prepared paste in a pan. Add salt and mix well. Add more water if required to get the desired consistency. Bring it to boil.
8.  In the meantime, make a paste of corn flour with 3-4 tbsp water and set aside.
9.  Add corn flour mixture and bring it to boil stirring continuously. Remove the pan from the pan and keep it aside for 5 minutes.
11.  Pour the hot beetroot soup in serving bowl. Garnish with pepper powder and fresh cream.
Serve hot.

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