YUMMRECIPES CORNER 3
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Are you Ready to Savor- Yummy Recipes Corner 3-Sweta Verma MBA 1stsem ,AIMS-Bangalore

MULLIGATAWNY SOUP (National soup of India)

An English soup with Indian origin.The name originates from Tamil word milagai (chilli) or milagu (pepper) and tanni (water). It is also known as curry soup as curry is the particular ingredient that gives this incredible soup such a delicious flavour.

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Mulligatawny soup is very simple and easy to make dish. It is said that this soup used to be a hot favourite amongst the British officers when they were in India. It features a large set of ingredients spiced with an elaborate masala and hints of ginger, garlic and lemon juice. You can have it as a filling brunch or supper!

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Mulligatawny soup is very simple and easy to make dish. It is said that this soup used to be a hot favourite among the British officers when they were in India. It features a large set of ingredients spiced with an elaborate masala and hints of ginger, garlic and lemon juice. You can have it as a filling brunch or supper!!

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MULLIGATAWNY SOUP is a complete mixture of sweet, savoury and spicy flavours. Some soup contain rice or noodles, some are made with vegetables but traditionally it has a meat base. So, there are so many variations of Mulligatawny, it almost makes sense that it was difficult to pin down its origin.

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 One thing we do know it’s not strictly Indian dish due to its popularity in England during the British Raj thus we can call it as an Anglo Indian dish. So there is no single original version of this yummy soup. It was one of the few items of Indian cuisine that found common mention in the literature of the period.

Soup - Healthy Always

Just like salad, having a bowl of soup have a lot of healthy benefits as you get to eat more veggies packed nutrients.It increases our appetite and provides a good balance of nutrients. Thus keep us firing on all cylinders. It is healthy no doubt but that’s not only the reason why soup is good.

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Soup can be a comfort food as it is delicious food and easy to make.

Undoubtedly, soup is good for fit and healthy body.

It can help you lose weight as a bowl of soup packs minimal calorie but is very nutritious.

It is affordable to make as not at all costly.

Soup can make you feel better as it is easily digested. So, it is great of people who are sick.

INGREDIENTS


Veg. oil-2 tsp

Diced shallots-4

Minced ginger-10gm

Minced green chilly-1

Cardamom seeds-few

Cinnamon stick-1       

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Cumin powder-1 tsp

Coriander powder-1 tsp

Diced red bell peppers-30 to 40 gms

Bay leaf-1

Black peppercorns-5

Red lentil soaked for an hour-100 gm

Coconut milk-1/2 cup

Juice of lime-1/2

Veg. stock-1.5 litre

Curry leaves-3 to 4

Diced apple-20 gm

Diced potato-1

Salt and pepper-as per taste

Fresh coriander leaves-2to3 sprig

 Directions

Heat pan with the veg. oil, add shallots, ginger, garlic and green chillies.

Add curry leaves, all the spices, whole and powdered and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Add the soaked lentils, potato, apple, carrots and saute for 3 minutes.

Add veg. stock and tamarind pulp and simmer till all veg and lentils are cooked.

Season to taste.

Blend the soup to smooth puree.

Add the coconut milk, fresh coriander leaves and lemon juice to garnish.

Turn off the gas and serve hot!!!

Serves: 4

Cooking time: 30 min

Yummy Recipes Corner 3-Conclusion

5 healthy Indian soups for winter

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/5-healthy-Indian-soups-for-winter/articleshow/17032015.cms

Enjoy the Soup. Stay Fit and Healthy