Spinach And Peas Soup
A very healthy and thick creamy soup made using spinach and peas. The soup is made creamy by adding milk and rice instead of cream. Carrot helps in making soup thick.
Servings 4 bowl
- 2 tsp olive oil or butter if you like
- 1 carrot sliced
- 1 tbsp rice
- 250 g spinach washed and chopped
- 1/2 cup peas
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 tsp black pepper powder
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
- salt as per taste
- water as required (around 3 cups)
In a pressure pan or heavy bottom pan heat olive oil or butter. Add rice and saute it till it gets golden brown. Add the sliced carrots.
Add the washed and chopped spinach and saute it.
Add water as required around 3 cups.
Add peas to it and pressure cook for 5-6 whistles. If using pot to cook then cover and cook for 25 minutes till carrots and rice done.
Remove the pressure cooker lid. Cool the mixture.
Blend the mixture using a hand blender to a smooth paste. Add 1/4 cup of milk to it while blending.
Now put the mixture into a sauce pan add salt and pepper.
Boil the mixture for 5 minutes and add the nutmeg powder.
Boil it more for another two minutes. Mix it well. The soup is ready to serve.
Remove it in a serving bowl and sprinkle black pepper powder on it.
Calories: 69kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0.1mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 491mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 10650IU | Vitamin C: 37.1mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 2.2mg