Garlicky Beetroot Soup

Garlicky Beetroot Soup

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garlicky beetroot soup is sure to win your heart with its lovely colour, irresistible creaminess and zesty flavour. Learn how to make healthy garlic beet soup.

Healthful garlic is a surprise addition to this soup, but blends beautifully with dainty beetroot, which is another interesting reservoir of nutrients in this healthy Indian soup. Beetroot helps improve your looks, with better complexion and hair. Betacyanin, the antioxidant in beetroot, helps to reduce the cholesterol levels and protect the heart too.

To make garlicky beetroot soup, combine the beetroot with enough water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 4 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Drain out the excess water and keep aside to cool slightly. Peel the beetroot and roughly chop them. Combine the chopped beetroot with 1 cup of water in a mixer and blend into a smooth mixture. Keep aside. 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. 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. 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. Serve immediately.

This beet soup with garlic is sure to win your heart with its lovely colour, irresistible creaminess and zesty flavour. Despite not using potatoes or cream, it is much creamier than you would expect, thanks to the addition of wheat flour. By skipping the straining of this soup, much of the fibre has been retained to help you maintain a healthy gut.

Garlic, on the other hand, is known for its heart benefiting and antimicrobial properties due to the presence of its sulphur compound allicin. Use of low fat butter and low fat milk, further helps in keeping its calorie count under check, thus this beet soup with garlic can be relished by weight watchers, women with PCOS and heart patients. With no addition of sugar, a small portion can be enjoyed by diabetics as well.

Tips for garlicky beetroot soup. 1. Select beetroots which are firm and small with fresh greens attached. The beetroot should have a pale brown outer skin covering, should be smooth and free from any cuts, blemishes or other damage. 2. Pay close attention to sautéing wheat flour at step 6, as it tends to burn quickly. 3. At step 7, stir continuously to avoid lump formation.

Enjoy garlicky beetroot soup recipe | healthy Indian garlic beet soup | beet soup with garlic | with step by step photos below.

Garlicky Beetroot Soup recipe - How to make Garlicky Beetroot Soup

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


For Garlicky Beetroot Soup
1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
2 medium sized beetroot
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 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 02 Feb 21 09:54 PM
5

Thank you for your prompt reply
Tarla Dalal
03 Feb 21 01:42 PM
   Most welcome! Please try the recipe and share your feedback with us.
Garlicky Beetroot Soup
 on 02 Feb 21 01:27 PM
5

Tarla Dalal
02 Feb 21 09:31 PM
   Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
Garlicky Beetroot Soup
 on 01 Feb 21 06:53 PM
5

We don’t eat wheat flour or corn starch. What other flour can I use as the thickening agent?
Tarla Dalal
02 Feb 21 09:45 PM
   You can used roasted and powdered oats.
Garlicky Beetroot Soup
 on 01 Feb 21 12:46 PM
5

Really liked the taste. Different and healthy!!
Tarla Dalal
02 Feb 21 09:47 PM
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Garlicky Beetroot Soup
 on 14 Jan 21 04:39 PM
5

Amazing recipe!! Tasty and nutritious.
Tarla Dalal
14 Jan 21 08:14 PM
   Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
Garlicky Beetroot Soup
 on 11 Jan 21 05:35 PM
5

Tarla Dalal
11 Jan 21 08:21 PM
   Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
Garlicky Beetroot Soup
 on 20 Nov 20 02:15 PM
5

Hi! This looks so nice but can you suggest an alternative milk to use? Or would coconut cream work?
Tarla Dalal
20 Nov 20 06:51 PM
   Yes, you can use coconut cream or fresh cream.
Garlicky Beetroot Soup
 on 18 Sep 20 09:08 PM
5

Unusual, bright ,delightful and never thought garlic and beetroot would gel so well. Thank you, tarlaji
Tarla Dalal
22 Sep 20 01:36 PM
   Poornima thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes, articles you loved.
Garlicky Beetroot Soup
 on 10 Aug 20 06:44 PM
5

Garlicky Beetroot Soup
 on 07 Jul 20 08:54 PM
5

loved it
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