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Friday, October 16, 2009

Broccoli Ka Shorba - Cream of Broccoli Soup

Broccoli contains several vitamins(high percentage of Vitamin A and Vitamin C) and nutrients that have been proven useful in fighting diseases like cancer and heart problems. Also it is a good source of dietary fiber as well as Calcium. So in short its good for you. This is an appropriate soup for this cold weather.


  •  2 cups Broccoli florets
  •  1/4 cup onions chopped
  •  2 cloves of garlic chopped
  •  2 cups Vegetable stock / water
  •  1 cup milk
  •  1/4 cup heavy cream
  •  2 tablespoon butter
  •  Salt and white pepper to taste

  •  Heat butter in a pan. Saute the onions and garlic till golden brown.
  •  Add the Broccoli florets and saute for about 2-3 minutes.
  •  Add the stock and cook covered for about 10 -15 minutes until the broccoli is tender.
  •  Now puree in a Blender.
  •  Transfer it back to the pan and add milk and stir it well. Let it simmer for about 2-3 minutes.
  •  Season with Salt and pepper and add the heavy cream. Let it simmer for about another 2-3 minutes.
  •  Ready to serve. This recipe serves 2.