Friday, January 20, 2012

Creamy Leek & Butternut Squash Soup

Do you trash the green part of the leeks??, if so this soup is definitely for you..I never trash anything that much easily,i'll also find some other way to finish anything best out of those waste..Here comes a super delicious,flavourful soup i prepared using the green part of the leeks which most of the people trash them as they always use the white part of the leeks..I tried making this creamy soup along with butternut squash chunks and few carrot chunks just to feed easily my teddies, for my surprise those green part of the leeks works out wonder in soup along with carrot and butternut squash chunks..Needless to say that this soup is definitely filling,super satisfying and also comforting..Serve it with a simple sandwich or with grilled meats,am sure you guys will have a delicious dinner..Sending to my own event Healthy Diet-Warm Soups FFNFF guest hosted by Priya Sreeram,event by Priya..


2cups Leeks (green parts only)
1cup Butternut squash (cubed)
1/2cup Carrots (chopped)
1no Onion (large& chopped)
2cups Vegetable stock
Water
1cup Milk
2tbsp Cornflour
Pepper powder
Salt
Olive oil

Heat enough olive oil, saute the chopped onions until they turns transculent, add immediately the cubed butternut squash,chopped carrots and chopped leeks,salt and cook for few minutes, add now the vegetable stock,water with pepper powder and bring to boil..meanwhile make a thick paste with cornflour and water and keep aside..


Cook in simmer until the veggies get well cooked,add the milk and the cornflour paste,mix well,bring to boil and put off the stove ..serve warm with toasted breads..

37 comments:

NiVi said... Reply To This Comment

looks colourful and delicious.. very healthy too...

Sayali said... Reply To This Comment

I am not aware of both these veggies... Good to know :)

Vanamala Hebbar said... Reply To This Comment

wow lovely soup...nice soups arnd here

Angie's Recipes said... Reply To This Comment

A warming and delicious veggie soup!

Hema said... Reply To This Comment

Looks very healthy and lovely colors, can't wait to have some..

simply.food said... Reply To This Comment

Looks delicious and hearty, please do link it up to lets cook with left overs event @ simply.food

Sobha Shyam said... Reply To This Comment

soup looks so yummy n colourful..nice recipe Priya..

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said... Reply To This Comment

Flavorful n healthy combo Soup Dear.Yumm!.Will try it soon.

sangee vijay said... Reply To This Comment

yummy and filling soup,great recipe...looks so colorful n inviting!

Namitha said... Reply To This Comment

So colorful and pretty. Timely recipe Priya !

Torviewtoronto said... Reply To This Comment

this looks wonderful deliciously done

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Very interesting and colourful soup!

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Very interesting and colourful soup!

Julie said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy n delicious..me yet to find this veggie leek!!

Erivum Puliyum

Maayeka said... Reply To This Comment

very colourful and healthy soup...looks so delicious..

Pushpa said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and colorful soup.

Aarthi said... Reply To This Comment

I love this any time of the week..You are making me to have it now..

Aarthi
http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

Mélange said... Reply To This Comment

That's awesome combo.Lemme have one bowl.

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy and bold flavor soup!

Cinnamin said... Reply To This Comment

Looks warm and inviting. Can the butternut squash be substituted with desi pumpkin?

Ganga Sreekanth said... Reply To This Comment

soup looks wonderful and yummy..

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

@Cinnamin, yea you can definitely susbtitute pumpkin instead of butternut squash..

Prathima Rao said... Reply To This Comment

Creamy, delish soup..
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Roshni said... Reply To This Comment

very colourful....

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

v healthy indeed...love the click!!

themustardseed said... Reply To This Comment

this is looks like a comfort soup for a wintery day! yum

faseela said... Reply To This Comment

healthy n wonderful soup...

Roshu said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy and delicious

Roshu said... Reply To This Comment

Pretty n delicous!!!!

Jochi said... Reply To This Comment

What is vegetable stock?

divya said... Reply To This Comment

Wow! Looks fantastic n colorful!

Deeps @ Naughty Curry said... Reply To This Comment

so healthy & colourful this looks, nice utilization of the greens :)

Jaleela said... Reply To This Comment

aahaa colourful aa irukku priya

Priya Rao said... Reply To This Comment

looks yummy..i like this soup

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

I can slurp it down, just looking at the beautiful colors. A true visual treat.

DRY GROUNDNUT CHUTNEY said... Reply To This Comment

Hi Priya,

I am Prathiba from the indian food court. I love your version soup. Realy yummmmmmmmmmmmm!!!!!!

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

@Jochi,vegetable stock is a kind of broth which is quite a basic for making soups..hope this helps.