How to make Cucumber Gazpacho -

This cold soup is healthy and rejuvenating too.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cucumber (खीरा), Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Spanish

Course : Soups

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Cucumber Gazpacho

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Spanish cuisine is the result of a great variety of cooking cultures that have been living together in Spain.  The different climates and ways of life of each region to have played their role.  Some of the main ingredients that make up Spanish food are vegetables, meat and fish. 
Over the centuries Spain has been invaded by Romans, French, Moors, Phoenicians who introduced new cooking styles and ingredients in the Spanish cuisine, but the Spanish food is also influenced by other cultures. Spaniards were the main colonizers of America, Columbus was Spanish!  
The discovery of the New World brought new essential ingredients to the Mediterranean gastronomy like tomato, potato, chocolate that are now commonly used in a lot of Spanish dishes.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cucumber Gazpacho Recipe

  • Cucumber peeled 2 medium

  • Garlic cloves 3-4

  • Cucumber 1 medium

  • Green capsicum 1 medium

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon + for sprinkling

  • Green grapes 1 cup

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Fresh mint leaves 10-12

Method

Step 1

Reserve ¼ part of the cucumber for garnishing and peel rest of the cucumber.

Step 2

Slice cucumbers, roughly chop capsicum. Place them in the blender jar, add garlic, grapes, lemon juice, salt, pepper powder and mint leaves and blend till smooth. Add olive oil and blend till smooth.

Step 3

Serve garnished with reserved cucumber and grapes and drizzle olive oil.

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