Wednesday, 25 February 2009

Beet Root Soup


beet soup


Beet root have been utilized for their medicinal properties since ancient times. It is beneficial to the blood, heart, and digestive system. Beet root also helps to treat skin problems, headaches and lethargy. Try this healthy, delicious and easy soup, which contains no fat and very few calories.

Ingredients:
1 Medium sized Beet root
1 Medium sized Onion
1 Medium sized Tomato
1 Tablespoon chopped Mint leaves
1 Teaspoon Black pepper
1 Bay leaf
1 Teaspoon Butter (optional)
Salt to taste

Method:
1. Take Beet root, Onion, Tomato and Mint leaves in a pressure cooker and pressure cook it for 3 whistles.

2. In a blender place the pressure cooked vegetables along with the water used to cook the vegetables. Blend it in a smooth paste. Drain the soup and remove the seeds of the tomato.

3. Now heat the soup and add bay leaf, salt, black pepper powder and allow it to boil. If using butter add it in the soup while boiling.

4. Your red, hot, and healthy soup is ready to serve.





34 comments:

Lakshmi Venkatesh 25 February 2009 at 12:15  

Beetroot is a veg. which i very often use for cooking becoz of its medicinal value. I also make beetroot soup very often, but its a little different version

Dershana 25 February 2009 at 13:06  

I somehow don't like beets but add it into my veggie list for the nutrients in it. never made soup though. looks quite nice!

Kitchen Flavours 25 February 2009 at 13:35  

Wow healthy and nutritious. Nice color too.

Priti 25 February 2009 at 14:39  

Soup looks so gud...what a lovely colour....inbtw dear atlast posted the roundup ;)

Usha 25 February 2009 at 15:09  

Beetroot soup looks delicious and seems like a great way to include beet in our diet, love it !

Priya 25 February 2009 at 16:06  

Wat a eyecatching colour Purva...yummy soup, i love beets much n this soup is very prefect for me:)

Premyscakes 25 February 2009 at 16:15  

Hi Purva, healthy soup and love the color.

rekhas kitchen 25 February 2009 at 16:44  

nice color and looks so delicious

Cham 25 February 2009 at 17:39  

Very pretty ur soup!

Ann 25 February 2009 at 18:39  

Beets are great..And the soup looks spicy and yummy..

Trupti 25 February 2009 at 19:25  

Beet root soup looks very delicious, healthy ..lovely color..grab ur award from my blog

Maya 26 February 2009 at 02:26  

Such nice color from the beets. I don't like boiled beets that much, but your picture makes me want to try it.

Suma Rajesh 26 February 2009 at 02:30  

healthy and rich soup...looks good..

Jaishree 26 February 2009 at 10:18  

Healthy & Nutritious soup purva.Love the colour,Looks Nice:)

notyet100 26 February 2009 at 11:00  

hi,..lovely colour,.u can send this for swc soup,...

Soma 26 February 2009 at 12:56  

Great use of mint here Purva...Looks good. I like beet, so give it to me in any form i'll have it:-)

Vicky Xavier. 26 February 2009 at 13:54  

Beet root is one of my favorite vegetable, but somehow never tried a soup with it.
Thanks for this new recipe. Much useful for me..ur soup looks very catchy.

Ashwini 26 February 2009 at 15:22  

Healthy and nutritional soup..Love beets in anything..Filling and very comforting..

Smitha 26 February 2009 at 15:53  

Hey Purva,
Nice blog and great pics.Would love to be a addition to your followers.(Didn't find a link to add myself). I'm new to the blogging world and sites like yours inspire me to keep going:)
Cheers!
Smitha
saffronapron.blogspot.com

Pavithra Kodical 26 February 2009 at 17:28  

Wow!!Healthy and colourful soup.

Ankita 26 February 2009 at 18:04  

Wow..Healthy and nutritious.Great color too.

srikars kitchen 26 February 2009 at 18:09  

Nice colour.. healthy soup.. nice click..

Varsha Vipins 27 February 2009 at 00:03  

Soup looks comforting Purva..I love Beets..:)

Preety 27 February 2009 at 00:25  

i have seen so many recipes of beetroot but still never tried one because i was not sure how it will taste..but i think its high time now..your soup looks yummy and easy too..

Sia 27 February 2009 at 11:04  

when i was a kid, my mom would make me eat beets saying it will add pink colour to my cheeks and lips :) i use beets either in stir fry or roties. i think i need to use it quite often.

Ramya Bala 28 February 2009 at 00:09  

this is such a healthy and colorful soup Purva :)V.nice one

LG 28 February 2009 at 04:01  

Nice color of the soup Purva. You can send this to SWC-soups. This time host is Neha of easyntastyrecipes.blogspot.com

DEESHA 28 February 2009 at 20:51  

I haven't tried beet root soup .. nice color

Adlak's tiny world 1 March 2009 at 10:30  

i have some beets in my fridge.. will try this colorful soup...so nice.

Neha 2 March 2009 at 05:01  

This one's really healthy, thanx for sending..

Jaishree 2 March 2009 at 07:38  

Hi Purva,I have something for u in my blog. Pls accept!

andin 11 March 2009 at 05:31  

very delicious taste....

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