Saturday, May 26, 2012

Mixed Veg N Chickpeas Clear Soup

For Day 4 of BM # 16, I am going to share a very healthy n yummy soup with my Star Ingredient "Chickpeas" along with mixed vegs like carrot,beans n sweet corn. Running 4th day of Blogging Marathon under the theme "Pick one Cook All" with Healthy n light Soup. This soup recipe was adapted from Priya's Blog. I am a big fan of Her easy n healthy soups n this Broccoli Chickpeas Clear Soup is one of my fav recipe n bookmarked it long back. I am not much fond of soups and also so lazy to make it but i love the Instant Maggi/Knorr soups. This chickpeas clear soup is one of the easiest n simple recipe, Instead Broccoli i added mixed vegs of my choice n it turned out so good n filling. Even my 3yr old enjoyed sipping the soup. I love to much the croutons dipped in hot soup...Mmmm!! Thank you so much Priya for this healthy n tasty soup. The recipe as follows...


Ingredients
  1. Chickpeas     3/4 cup
  2. Mixed Vegetables     1/2 cup (carrot,beans-finely chopped n sweetcorn kernels)
  3. Onion    1 medium(finely chopped)
  4. Cumin Powder    1/2 tsp
  5. Pepper powder   1/4 tsp or to taste
  6. Dry Oregano     1/2 tsp
  7. Veg Stock     2 cups
  8. Water   1 cup
  9. Salt     to taste
  10. Olive Oil   1 tsp

Method
  • If using dry chickpeas, soak overnight n pressure cook to 1-2 whistle n keep aside until use. Do not drian the water, i add it to the soup along with the cooked chickpeas water.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet,add chopped onions and saute until the onions turns translucent.
  • Then add the finely chopped mixed vegetables (carrot,beans n sweet corn kernels) and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • After that add the vegetable stock,water,salt and cook few minutesand then add pepper powder, cumin powder and cooked chickpeas stir well and cook for few minutes
  • Lastly add dry oregano stir well, simmer for few seconds and turn off the stove.
  • That's it..Healthy n Tasty Mixed Veg n Chickpeas Clear Soup ready.

  Notes:
You can also use canned chickpeas, drain n wash completely before use.
Do not omit dry Oregano, since the entire taste n flavor increases only after adding it.
Instead mixed veg, you can also use broccoli,mushroom n also instead chickpeas can use black eye peas,beans or any desired vegs n legumes.


25 comments:

  1. lovely and delicious combo..must be vey delicious anf filling..bookmarked:)

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  2. Definitely love the addition of mixed veggies, glad u guys loved it,thnks for ur kind words Sangee,am honoured u know..Super comforting soup..

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  3. This is wonderful and loved the lone crouton in the soup in the last pic :)

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  4. Very delicious and healthy soup.

    Deepa

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  5. Nice one Sangee...looks awesome, so healthy and mouthwatering.

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  6. nice one pot meal soup...packed with protiens

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  7. Looks and sounds great Sangeetha..very healthy and filling..

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  8. Looks Delicious!! With some Warm Garlic Bread on the Side, My Lunch is done!!!!

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  9. nice one sangeetha.. healthy and delicous...

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  10. Healthy and filling soup,sounds delicious...

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  11. Very yummy one Sangee, beautiful clicks as always.

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  12. Lipsmacking soup, looks excellent...

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  13. Aishwarya is still have soups for lunch as she has low appetite and this sounds like an excellent soup that meets her dietary requirements.

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  14. wow...thats a tempting one!>...looks very yummy!

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  15. That looks healthy and delicious.

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