Monday, December 15, 2014

Creamy Corn Vegetable Soup

Creamy Corn Vegetable Soup

 

 
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RECIPE TYPE: starter
CUISINE: world
SERVES: 3-4

INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 2 cups corn kernels or 2 medium corn cobs
  • 1.5 cups milk at room temperature
  • 1.5 cups water or add as required
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped onion or spring onion whites/scallions
  • 4 tbsp finely chopped carrots
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped french beans
  • 1 tsp finely chopped celery (optional)
  • ½ tsp black pepper powder or freshly crushed black pepper, or add as required
  • ½ tbsp sugar or as required (you can skip the sugar if you prefer)
  • 1 tbsp butter, salted or unsalted (if adding salted butter then keep a check when adding salt)
  • salt as required
garnish:
  • chopped spring onions greens or finely chopped celery
  • grated cheddar cheese (optional)
1. first steam or boil fresh corn cobs till the kernels are tender. you can steam them in a pressure cooker, steamer or electric cooker.
boiled corn for making soup
2. then scrape off the corn kernels with a knife. keep about 3 tbsp of the corn kernels aside.
corn kernels
3. collect the remaining corn kernels in a blender or grinder jar. add sugar.
corn kernels for making soup
4. add milk. here i blended some corn with half of the milk and added remaining milk later. overall 1 cup of milk needs to be added while blending.
adding milk to make corn veg soup
5. blend to a puree. keep aside.
puree for corn veg soup
6. melt butter in a pan or saucepan.
melt butter - making corn veg soup
7. add the grated and finely chopped veggies – finely chopped carrots, french beans, capsicum/bell pepper & onions. spring onions/scallions can also be added instead of onions.
add veggies to make creamy corn vegetable soup
8. stir and saute the veggies for 7 to 8 minutes on a low to medium flame. then add celery. saute for a minute. skip celery if you do not have it.
sauting veggies for creamy corn vegetable soup
9. now add the prepared corn puree. stir & saute for a minute.
add corn puree to make creamy corn vegetable soup
10. add ½ cup of milk.
making creamy corn vegetable soup recipe
11. then add 1½ cups water.
making creamy corn vegetable soup recipe
12. using a wired whisk or a spatula stir the mixture very well. be careful that while mixing the soup does not splutter out.
stir making creamy corn vegetable soup recipe
13. on a low flame let the soup come to a gentle heat. don’t over heat or boil.
simmer creamy corn vegetable soup recipe
14. lastly add salt.
preparing creamy corn vegetable soup recipe
15. then black pepper. stir & switch off the flame.
making creamy corn vegetable soup recipe
16. stir and add the reserved 3 tbsp steamed corn kernels.
add corn kernels to creamy corn vegetable soup recipe
stir again and serve this creamy corn veg soup in bowls. you can garnish the soup with some celery, spring onion greens or even some grated cheddar cheese.
creamy corn veg soup recipe

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