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Friday, April 22, 2011

Carrot & Bottlegourd Soup

Most of our dinner goes for soups or salads, but since few days i couldnt stop making out soups for our dinner and we are truly enjoying it for our everday dinner,serve it chilled or warm none at home says 'No'...Two days back i prepared this delicious soup with bottlegourd and carrot together..This soup turned out really super thick,delicious,filling and healthy very much prefect for our dinner..For the first time i tried out bottlegourd in soup along with carrots and this soup tastes simply delicious and we had a wonderful soup..Serve this soup warm with some toasted bread slices,i can definitely say that you will have a fabulous and filling dinner...

Carrot & Bottlegourd Soup

2cups Carrots(chopped)
2cups Bottlegourd (chopped)
2nos Potatoes (chopped)
1no Onion (chopped)
2cups Vegetable stock water
Pepper powder
Salt
Olive oil
Low fat cream

Heat enough olive oil in pressure cooker, add the chopped onions,saute until they turns transculent, add the chopped carrots,chopped bottlegourd and chopped potatoes,saute everything for few minutes,now add the vegetable stock water,salt and pepper powder and water,pressure cook for 3whistles..

Once the steam get released,blend the cooked veggies and serve warm with a teaspoon of cream...

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45 comments:

Umm Mymoonah said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy thick soup, looks perfect. Your new layout and style looks very good Priya.

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

wow two back to back good soups ! best to have this with bread

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

Hearty Soup Priya. Never tried soup with bottlegourd

Mélange said... Reply To This Comment

Oops! Carrots I am used to.But bottlegourd I haven't even think about.I am sure this is the best way to feed kids with the veggies they may be doubtful about.

Raksha said... Reply To This Comment

Superb, just like everything in this post including the decoration on the soup :)

Paaka Shaale said... Reply To This Comment

The soup looks so yummy and tempting!! Loved the shot :)

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Very innovative soup. Never heard of using bottle gourd in soups..

GEETHA ACHAL said... Reply To This Comment

Wow,,,Tempting and healthy soup...

Raji said... Reply To This Comment

Pass me that bowl Priya..this is comfort food at its best.

Vimitha Anand said... Reply To This Comment

What a creamy and flavorful soup!!!

Rani acharyulu said... Reply To This Comment

Wav wonderful soup marathon recipes.Thanks for sharing lovely healthy soup recipes.
Is Green coriander recipes are allowed for coriander seeds event hosted by Aruna?
cheers
rani

Rani acharyulu said... Reply To This Comment

Hi Priya
thanks for your fast reply.

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

i have used bottle goured n carrots in soups,but always with a tomato combination...this one is good combo...like it....

Suparna said... Reply To This Comment

wow priya the combinations u try for ur recipes is unbeatable:P lovely u have a good source of yummy recipes for all seasons :P u are truly inspirational...

saffronstreaks said... Reply To This Comment

another healthy and creamy soup, with wonderful flavour.
I am going to try yours cauliflower soup soon, its really yummy.

thanks for your encouraging words Priya

kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

That's a creamy and delicious looking soup...

Hari Chandana said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy and delicious combination.. lovely presentation too !!
Indian Cuisine

Shobha said... Reply To This Comment

Many people don't like both these veggies, but this is a nice way to have them.The soup is so healthy.

Now Serving said... Reply To This Comment

Looks colorful, healthful and totally YUMMY! smacking my lips for a bowl!

simply.food said... Reply To This Comment

Simply scrumpticious,so hearty and wholesome.

Usha said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely combination, soup looks delicious !

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Love the addition of bottle gourd in the soup. Looks really thick and creamy.

SravsCulinaryConcepts said... Reply To This Comment

wow this soup looks so creamy and wonderful !!

Suja said... Reply To This Comment

Never tried this combo..looks delicious and tempting bowl of soup

Harini said... Reply To This Comment

an appetizing bowl of healthy soup!!

kitchen flavours said... Reply To This Comment

This soup sounds really fabulous! I have not tried bitter gourd in soups like this before, and it looks delicious! Thanks for sharing!

Sarah Naveen said... Reply To This Comment

Simply delicious..so healthy and yummy!!

HGourmet Foodie said... Reply To This Comment

I simply love the rich texture of this soup.. i wish i can have it for lunch today (:. I am bookmarking it to do it later:)

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Reply To This Comment

wow, you are posting, some super yummy inventive soups :)

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

Love this color, wonderful soup.

Prathima Rao said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy, hearty & comforting!!!
Prathima Rao
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Yummy Team said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting combo..Lovely soup, Priya..

Krithi's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Thick, creamy and healthy.. love the addition of bottle gourd, which is perfect for summer.. Great item for dinner Priya...

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Nitha said... Reply To This Comment

I have no clue how people come up with interesting combos like this.. Soup looks so creamy & rich..

Sukanya Ramkumar said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy one....

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Love the colorful and delicious soup.

Padma said... Reply To This Comment

Wow, I would love to have this soup right now!! Hey whats that blog marathon going on, pls guide, so that I will also join in this run!!!

Cool Lassi(e) said... Reply To This Comment

I like monochromatic and creamy soups like this. Its a breeze to make this too since you have it pressure cooked! Nice!

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

Nice and healthy soup! Very nutritious...

jayasree said... Reply To This Comment

Adding carrot is a neat idea and it gives some color to the soup apart from the addition of nutrients.

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

healthy and colorful! very enjoyable on a cold day!
Smitha
Smitha's Spicy Flavors

PriyaVaasu said... Reply To This Comment

Looks Delicious!!!Definitely a healthy choice for Lunch/dinner

Sharmilee! :) said... Reply To This Comment

Such a creamy n yummy soup

Ananda Rajashekar said... Reply To This Comment

OH yes looks thick and wholesome....i would be a happy girl!

sema said... Reply To This Comment

The recipe was perfect.It was a tasty and wholesome soup.
I have blogged and linked to this recipe.(My first blog post in my new food blog-My recipe Book)