Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Creamy Broccoli Dal Soup

Soups,the most comforting foods are prefect to enjoy without any guilt while the weather is too down, the weather in Paris is just unimaginable, one day its too hot and suddenly the next day its too chilled. Obviously we are having hard time to decide how to dress up ourselves. Since yesterday, the weather is too cold and our dinner goes obviously to a warm bowl of comforting soup. I usually add potatoes to my soup to make them thick but for a change i tried adding dals in a simple broccoli soup.The addition of the dals in the soup makes this bowl of creamy broccoli soup more interesting and simply delicious.

To make this simple broccoli dal soup even more delicious, i have added some low fat cream to give a creamy texture to this soup. I served this soup just with french fries for our dinner, trust me everyone at home just finished their bowl without any fuss.As you all know, am running my third week of blogging marathon with soups and salads with sides a theme and this delicious creamy soup is my last post for this week's blogging marathon as i served this bowl of delicious soup with addictive french fries.Sending this bowl of comforting soup to my event Healthy Diet-Soups and Salads hosted by Rafeeda.Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#38.


2cups Broccoli florets
1/4cup Yellow moongdal
1no Onion (chopped)
2tbsp Lowfat cream
2cups Vegetable stock
Pepper powder
Salt
Dry parsley leaves
Olive oil

Heat enough oil in a pressure cooker,saute the chopped onions until the onions turns transculent.

Add in the broccoli florets, saute for few minutes.

Add in the washed yellow moongdal, vegetable stock and salt.

Pressure cook it for 3whistles.

Once the steam gets released, blend the cooked broccoli-dal mixture as smooth paste.

Now add the cream,pepper powder, dry parsley leaves.

Add in water if needed, cook in simmer for few minutes.

Put off the stove.

Serve warm.

28 comments:

  1. very healthy and delicious soup , looks very comforting for the weather :)

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  2. wow wow so many variations to soups ,i have to try it for myself ...weather is so alternate here too, cant decide of wat to wear ...

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  3. wow nice presentation...looks so tasty

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  4. The soup looks comforting, but can't take off the eyes from the fries on the side.

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  5. Priya, that's such a comforting bowl!..very nice and what's on the side?..that looks so tempting as well hheheh..

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  6. I can grab that whole bowl. Looks super creamy...

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  7. thats very healthy 1.. never tasted it..

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  8. Very nice One, I loved the dal addition damm good .

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  9. Really filling soup akka.looks delicious

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  10. Yummy soup...french fries nearby seems more attractive...Wonderful dal brocolli soup

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  11. Very healthy and nicely presented soup, thanks for sharing such a lovely and yummy recipe

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  12. super delicious preparation akka...

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  13. yumm, very healthy bowl of soup

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  14. soup looks so creamy and rich...love it...with the slight chill in the air here, I am now craving for some hot and comforting soup after seeing ur post

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  15. Very nice and coincidentally my daughter made a carrot lentil soup yesterday. Plan to blog that soon.

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  16. Using dal to thicken the soup sounds healthy & delicious.

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  17. Lovely bowl of soup. Creamy and delicious.

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  18. This combination of dal and broccoli sounds very interesting Priya, healthy one too, looks comforting and delicious!

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  19. Priya, lovely and different way of incorporating dals in soups ..and it looks delicious...even if you do not add cream , i am sure it still will be as delicious as it is with cream...hugs and smiles

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  20. filling and healthy soup! makes a complete meal wiith dal.n veggies

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  21. I love broccoli soup. This is bookmarked and using dal is quite interesting.

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  22. this is my kind of soup on cold winter days

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  23. Lovely soup..Love to have it on a cloudy, rainy day like today

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