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Gajar Shorba With Crisp Spinach And Toasted Sesame

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Carrot soup served with a sprinkle of sesame seeds and crispy fried spinach.

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Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Gajar Shorba With Crisp Spinach And Toasted Sesame

Main Ingredients

Carrots, Fresh spinach leaves (palak)

Cuisine

Hyderabadi

Course

Soup

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Ingredients

  • Carrots grated
    5 medium
  • Fresh spinach leaves (palak) shredded
    2 cups
  • Sesame seeds (til) toasted
    4 teaspoons
  • Butter
    1 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Garlic chopped
    4 cloves
  • Ginger chopped
    1 inch piece
  • Vegetable stock
    4 cups
  • Potato boiled and mashed
    1
  • Black peppercorns crushed
    2 teaspoons
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Oil
    to deep fry

Method

Step 1


Heat the butter in a pan, add cumin seeds and when they begin to change colour add garlic, ginger and carrots.

Step 2


Add one cup stock and cook till the carrots are soft. Remove from heat, cool and puree. Pour the puree into a pan and add the mashed potato, remaining stock, crushed peppercorns and salt.

Step 3


Cook, stirring continuously, till soup comes to a boil and is well blended. Pass the soup through a strainer.

Step 4


For crisp spinach, heat sufficient oil in a wok, add the spinach and deep fry till crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5


Pour the soup into individual bowls, garnish with crisp spinach and sprinkle sesame seeds. Serve immediately.

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