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Minty Green Peas Soup

20 Mar

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Mint and Green Peas Soup

Ingredients:

Fresh Green Peas 1 cup (shelled)
Mint Leaves 1/2 cup packed
Potato 1 small
Onion 1
Rice Flour 1 tbsp
Whole / Skimmed Milk 1 cup
Garlic 3 cloves
Salt to taste
White Pepper Powder to taste
Olive Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Clean, separate, wash and roughly chop mint leaves.
Peel and roughly chop potato.
Peel and finely chop onion.
Peel and mince the garlic cloves.

Heat oil in a sauce pot, add chopped onion and garlic.
Once onion turns translucent, add potato, mint leaves, peas and 2 cups of water.
Boil until green peas turns soft and potato is completely cooked.
Cool the green peas and mint mixture and grind it into smooth paste.

Heat a sauce pot, pour the green peas and mint mixture into the pot and stir in the milk.
Bring the mint and green peas soup to a bubble and remove from heat.
Serve hot creamy minty green peas soup with home made croutons.

Notes: To make home made croutons, mix chopped white bread pieces with little olive oil, salt, black pepper, red chili flakes and place them on baking tray in 380F preheated oven for 5 – 10 minutes.