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Roasted Red Capsicum Soup

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Ingredients

2 whole red capsicums
4 medium sized tomatoes
2 bayleaves (tejpatta)
1 clove of garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup low fat milk
1 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste

For the garnish
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)

Method

  •     Pierce the red capsicum with a fork and roast them over a flame till they turn black.
  •     Cool, wash them and remove the skin, stem and seeds. Keep aside.
  •     Cut the tomatoes into quarters and add approx. 3 cups of water, bay leaves and garlic and boil till the tomatoes are soft. Discard the bay leaves and keep aside.
  •     Purée the capsicum and tomato mixture into a smooth paste.
  •     Mix the corn flour and milk and add to the paste.
  •     Add salt and simmer the soup for few minutes till it thickens.
  •     Serve hot garnished with coriander.