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:

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

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

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  3. Hearty Soup Priya. Never tried soup with bottlegourd

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  4. 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.

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

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

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

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  8. Wow,,,Tempting and healthy soup...

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

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  10. What a creamy and flavorful soup!!!

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  11. 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

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  12. Hi Priya
    thanks for your fast reply.

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

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  14. 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...

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  15. 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

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

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

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

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

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  20. Simply scrumpticious,so hearty and wholesome.

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  21. Lovely combination, soup looks delicious !

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

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  23. wow this soup looks so creamy and wonderful !!

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

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  25. an appetizing bowl of healthy soup!!

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

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  27. Simply delicious..so healthy and yummy!!

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  28. 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:)

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

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  30. Healthy, hearty & comforting!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  31. Interesting combo..Lovely soup, Priya..

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

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

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  34. Love the colorful and delicious soup.

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  35. 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!!!

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

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  37. Nice and healthy soup! Very nutritious...

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

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

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

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

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  42. 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)

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