Monday, April 24, 2006

"C" for chilled "Carrot" Soup


The nutrients in carrots
Strengthen the immune system
Help regulate metabolism
Help maintain healthy skin
Help maintain vision
Help protect cells

Studies show that the nutrients in carrots may reduce risk of...
High blood pressure
Heart disease
Some types of cancer

Carrots are nature's BEST source of the powerful antioxidant Vitamin A!Anti-oxidants protect cells from free radicals which can damage the basic structure of healthy cells.Carrots are also a natural source of Vitamin C & dietary fiber, and packed with the powerful antioxidants beta-carotene and alpha–carotene.
They have nofat, saturated fat, or cholesterol, are low in sodium and are a good source of potassium.
Chilled Carrot soup

Carrots - 3 no
Asparagaus - 4 stalks
Onion(Big) - 1,chopped
Ginger - 1/2 inch
Ground Pepper - 1tspn
Olive oil(or any edible oil) for cooking
Coriander leaves,Thyme leaves for garnishing.

Heat pan with a 1 tpsn of oil and saute Onions.Add chopped Carrot and cook till tender.Add Asparagus(white ends removed) and cook in simmer until the asparagus are very tender.Remove from the heat.Transfer all the ingredients to blender.Add 1 cup of water,salt,ginger and pepper.Blend until smooth.Return puree into to pan.Heat until hot.Remove from heat and garnish with coriander leaves,thyme leaves and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Serve chilled carrot soup with grated carrot on a piece of bread.


RP said...

Beautiful presentation. Sounds healthy too.

Kitchenmate said...

looks yummy, I have never used asparagus, thyme in my cooking, may be I would better start with these and looks very healthy too... btw: I love this new way of posting.. beautiful and attractive:)

Indira said...

The way you decorated the carrot soup, make it more appetizing. Beautiful presentation, Vineela.
Love the recipe!


Tanuja said...

wonderful presentation vineela:)

Menu Today said...

Hi Vineela,
Good pictures and good recipe thanx..

Puspha said...

That is a lovely soup & beautiful decor.

KrishnaArjuna said...

Nice presentation Vineela!!

Luv2cook said...

Good picture there, Vineela!

Santhi said...

Beautiful pics and even more wonderful recipe there vineela....

CyberRowdy(Q8TechDrive) said...

nice one...

LERA said...

Vineela, Mmmmm, you seem to be skilled at veggie carving. quite attractivepresentation.

Lakshmi said...

the new style of your presentation looks so good.
and a real nice recipe Vineela.

Ashwini said...

I love chilled soups! What a beautiful photo...makes me want to dunk the bread and start eating :-)

starry nights said...

Beautiful pics, im sure it tastes delicious.

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