Its monsoon time, folks! Monsoon is best experienced by having a hearty meal sitting besides the window enjoying the pitter-patter of the rains.
My green pea and basil soup is my rainy companion… very warm, healthy and super-easy to make. A blitz is all it takes and the soup is ready.
Ingredients: (Serves 2)
3 cups water
2 cups frozen peas
Half a bunch of roughly chopped spring onions
1/2 cup of fresh basil leaves
2 tbps of grated cheese
3 tbps of fresh cream
1 tsp of black pepper powder
Salt to taste
1. Boil water and then add the peas, basil, spring onions and boil again till peas become soft
2. Discard the spring onions and blitz all the remaining along with cheese, cream, and pepper till u get a puree
3. Take out all the mixture in a pan and boil for 3-4 minutes. Add more water if you prefer a thinner consistency
4. Add salt to taste
P.S.: Calorie conscious – you may skip the cream or cheese part