Soup is always a comforting meal specially in winter. A bowl full of delicious soup and some bread , what you else need to satisfy your tummy in a chilling winter. Though I am not a big admirer of soups but my hubby is, so I have to prepare some for him. But this one really fascinated me too and I had a full bowl of it in one go. It's really surprising for me too as I always just taste soups. This is only to inform you , how delicious it is ☺️☺️. Step wise recipe is given below, do try and please let me know too how's it turned out for you.
Time: 30 mins
1/2 cup soaked and boiled kidney beans or black eyed beans, I used later one
1- 1 1/2 cup mix veg, finely chopped( carrots, beans,spring onion, capsicum , any leafy veggies etc)
1/2 cup elbow macaroni ( you can use any pasta of your choice)
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 medium tomatoes, pureed
1 big tomato, finely chopped
1 green chilli finely chopped
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1/4 tsp dried rosemary
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp basil , I skipped
4-5 cup water
1 tbsp cornflour ( optional)
Black pepper powder, as per taste
Salt to taste
Heat little oil in a wok, add minced garlic. Saute till little brown then add chopped onions and chilli. Saute till transparent.
Now add mix veggies and saute for 4-5 mins .
Add pureed and chopped tomatoes and again cook till raw smell of tomatoes goes off. Now add thyme,oregano,rosemary and black pepper powder.
Mix well then add boiled black eyed beans or rajma and pasta. Again give it a good mix and add water and salt. Adjust water as per your choice of consistency of your soup.
Cover it with lid and let it cook at medium heat till your pasta it nicely cooked. Now if you feel it is more watery then add cornflour mixed in little water and give it a quick stir, Otherwise skip this step. Cook for another five mins.
Adjust salt and pepper as per your taste and your delicious healthy comforting soup is ready to serve.
You can add any veggies or beans of your choice. If you have fresh basil leaves then do add , it will enhance its flavor. Always be cautious while using dried herbs , they have very strong flavours although they act as flavour enhancer but if used in large quantity then will ruin your whole dish, so always use as told. This soup is so easy to make yet super delicious and filling too. You can also add chicken or paneer cubes to make it more proteinous. It can be prepared either for dinner or to satisfy evening hunger sprang .
Hope you will love this delicious treat , so make it and enjoy with your family and pals. Please pour your valuable comments and suggestions here they meant a lot.