Monday, September 30, 2013


cream of fresh green pea soup

Recipe for Fresh Green Pea Soup / Cream of Green pea soup
Serves : 4
Cooking Time : 15 minutes

Ingredients :

Fresh Green Peas : 1Cup
Onion : 1, finely chopped
Milk : 1Cup
Butter : 2tbsp
Maida : 3tbsp
Bay leaf : 1
Dried / Fresh Parsley : 1/2tsp
Water / vegetable stock / chicken stock : 2 1/2Cups
Fresh cream : 2tbsp (optional)

Method :

1. Clean and wash Green Peas. Heat 2 1/2 cups of water and add green peas. Cook for 5 minutes and turn off before it changes color. drain the water to a bowl and keep aside to add in soup. Soon after draining, pour cold water on top of the peas to retain the bright color of peas.

2. When it cools, put it in a blender and make a smooth paste.

2. Melt butter in sauce pan over Medium heat. Add bay leaf, onion, Parsely and Saute till onion turns to translucent.

3. Now add the maida and saute till it changes its color slightly, 4-5minutes. Cooking till this time will reduce the strong 'flour flavor'.

4.. Now turn into low flame and add milk slowly with constant stirring. Add water in which we boiled the peas along with pea puree and Continue cooking in low flame till you get a creamy green pea soup.

5. Add salt and black pepper powder to taste. Serve hot.