Garlicky Beetroot Soup


Garlicky Beetroot Soup

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This soup is sure to win your heart with its lovely colour, irresistible creaminess and zesty flavour. In fact, the Garlicky This soup is sure to win your heart with its lovely colour, irresistible creaminess and zesty flavour. In fact, the Garlicky Beetroot Soup, despite not using potatoes or cream, is much creamier than you would expect, thanks to the addition of wheat flour. Healthful garlic is a surprise addition to this soup, but blends beautifully with dainty beetroot, which is another interesting reservoir of nutrients. Beetroot helps improves your looks, with better complexion and hair. Betacyanin, the antioxidant in beetroot helps to reduce the cholesterol levels and protect the heart too.

Garlicky Beetroot Soup recipe - How to make Garlicky Beetroot Soup

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
2 medium sized beetroot (unpeeled)
1 tsp low-fat butter
1 tbsp whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
3/4 cup low-fat milk , 99.7% fat-free
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the beetroot with enough water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Drain out the excess water and keep aside to cool slightly.
  4. Peel the beetroot and roughly chop them.
  5. Combine the chopped beetroot with 1 cup of water in a mixer and blend into a smooth mixture. Keep aside.
  6. Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the whole wheat flour and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  7. Add the milk, mix well using a whisk and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute or till no lumps remain,while stirring continuously.
  8. Add the beetroot mixture, garlic paste, salt, pepper and 1 cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  9. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy45 cal
Protein2.3 g
Carbohydrates7.2 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat0.7 g
Cholesterol1.9 mg
Sodium50.8 mg
Garlicky Beetroot Soup (Low Calorie Recipe) Video by Tarla Dalal

Reviews

Garlicky Beetroot Soup
 on 08 Apr 19 08:37 PM
5

Tried this soup today.Very simple and unusual.Its rich colour,creamy texture and garlicky flavour makes for a good combo.
Tarla Dalal
09 Apr 19 09:18 AM
   Hi Winnie, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes & share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
Garlicky Beetroot Soup
 on 01 Jul 15 04:05 PM
5

my daughter''s favourite... appealing in colour and great in taste!!
Garlicky Beetroot Soup
 on 18 Mar 15 04:16 PM
5

Very simple and innovative with minimal use of ingredients... too good...my family loved it.