Monday, January 31, 2011

Chicken Soup / Kozhi Soup

Winter is half way thru ,still my hubby is not relieved fully from cough and cold.So thought of preparing chicken soup for his soul :) This is a very basic soup variety and we can alter it ,suiting our taste buds.Its always adviceable to prepare soup with chicken bones,as bones has unique flavors.Gud for kids too....We can just add this to plain rice and feed the kids.Adding toor dal,gives it a unique taste and texture to the soup.

1.Chicken bones                       -           1 /2 cup
2.Toor dal                                -            1 fist full
3.Onion                                    -             1/2
4.Tomato                                  -             1/2
5.Green chillies                        -             2
6.Coriander pwdr                     -            1 tsp
7.Turmeric pwdr                      -             1/2 tsp
8.Pepper pwdr                          -             1 tsp
9.G&G paste                             -            1 tsp
10.Cilantro                                -             for garnishing
11.Curry leaves                         -             1 spring

* Wash and cut the bones.Let there is some skin on the bones.
* Take a pressure cooker,add oil and splutter with fennel seeds and curry leaves.
* Add chopped onion and slit green chillies.
* Add salt to the mixture and saute till it oozes out oil.
* Dump in G&G paste and let it cook till it looses the raw smell.
* Now add chopped tomatoes and sprinkle salt to the mixture.
* Cover and cook till it becomes mashy.
* Now add coriander pwdr and turmeric pwdr and give it a stir.
* Now add washed toor dal into the mixture.
* Cover and cook for 1 whistle.
When the pressure is released, adjust salt and pepper pwdr to ur taste.Serve after garnishing with cilantro.

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Shanavi said...

I also make my soup somehow with the same ingredients... Delicious.

Swathi said...

Chicken soup looks delicious.

divya said...

wow wonderful, healthy soup and looks sooo tempting. Would love to try them :D

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Soup looks so delicious , healthy and colourful. Wonderfully prepared.

Hamaree Rasoi

Torviewtoronto said...

chicken soup looks delicious with the tomatoes

Pushpa said...

Looking delicious,mouthwatering here.

Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory) said...

Healthy soup and it looks delicious.

Suja Manoj said...

Soup looks delicious and inviting..loved the ingredients ,will surely try this.

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