Spicy beetroot soup

Servings

2-3

Prep

15 min

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Spicy beetroot soup

Beetroot is cooked with spices to make this delicious chunky soup. Pure Sarda Farms ghee gives it a rich and earthy flavour. The list of ingredients looks a bit long winded but they are regular ingredients easily found in an Indian pantry. The spicy soup can be served on its own or as an accompaniment to hot steamed rice

Ingredients

  • 1 ‏cup chopped beetroot
  • 1 ‏tablespoon Sarda Farms ghee
  • 10-12 ‏curry leaves, torn
  • 3-4 ‏Madras onions, chopped
  • 1 ‏tomato, chopped
  • 2-3 ‏garlic pods, minced
  • 2 ‏green chillies, slit
  • 1 ‏small piece ginger, grated
  • 1 ‏tablespoon cooked dal
  • ½ ‏teaspoon hing
  • ½ ‏teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 ‏teaspoon mustard seeds
  • ½ ‏teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ¾ ‏teaspoon fennel seeds
  • ½ ‏teaspoon jaggery powder
  • ‏Few coriander leaves for garnish
  • ‏Salt to taste

Method

Heat ghee in a pan

Add mustard seeds and once they splutter add cumin seeds.

Add curry leaves,fennel seeds,garlic,ginger, onions and saute.

Add tomatoes,beetroot,hing,turmeric powder,green chillies and saute again.

Add some water and stir.

Add salt and cook covered till the beetroot softens.

Add the dal and stir.

Add more water as required and jaggery.

Cook for a few minutes.

Serve garnished with coriander leaves

 

 

 

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