Wednesday, 13 July 2011
Spinach n tomato soup- a protein rich healthy treat
Spinach is the source of active protein, vitamins and minerals.Very essential for anemic people , this soup spinach n tomato is not only a health food but a mouth licking appetizer as well.For people who are on restricted diet , this is a must.when combined all the essential nutrients, this soup helps nourish the iron deficits and keeps an individual active.Let us see the method of preparation of this simpleton dish.
Ingredients: Spinach leaves(3 bundles), tomatoes(2 medium sized chopped into smaller pcs.), ginger paste(1 teaspoon), salt acc. to taste, butter (1 teaspoon), powdered black pepper(1/2 teaspoon)
Procedure: Farm fresh spinach has to be purchased from the market.It has to be washed properly under running water as well as warm water so that no germ remains in it.Chop the spinach bundles into smaller pieces.Heat oil (1 teaspoon) into a container and add the chopped spinach pieces.Cook it for 10 mins in covered condition.The vegetable becomes soft.Add the chopped tomatoes in it and cook till the tomatoes becomes soft and mixes well with the spinach.When cooked nicely allow the mixture to be cooled.Remove the entire content into a mixer grinder and grind it for about 3-4 mins. with addition to a little water.Remove the entire content and keep aside.Heat the required amount of butter and add the spinach mix, salt and black pepper to it.
The soup can be enjoyed with sauces of one's choice.This can be enjoyed like an appetizer and can mark the beginning of a dinner party. Serve it to your friends and mark the difference in your party's ambiance.Create a difference, create innovation and mark new beginnings at each party of yours.