Minted Pea Soup

Minted Pea Soup

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A novel soup recipe, minted pea soup is a vegetable and lentil soup with a difference. The split pea is boiled along with mint leaves paste, spices and tomatoes to create a perfect healthy winter soup recipe.

Minted Pea Soup recipe - How to make Minted Pea Soup

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     5

Ingredients


1 small sized onion
2 tbsp margarine
2 pounds fresh or frozen green peas
5 cups chicken stock or low-salt broth
1 cup packed fresh mint leaves (phudina)
1/2 cup cream
1/2 cup curds (dahi)
salt and pepper

Method

  1. Finely chop the onion. in a 4-quart heavy saucepan
  2. Cook the onion in butter with salt, to taste, over moderately low heat, stirring occasionally until softened.
  3. Add the peas, 3 cups stock and simmer, covered, until peas are tender, 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. Stir in mint and remaining 2 cups stock and remove pan from heat.
  5. In a blender puree the soup in batches.

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