Thursday, September 3, 2015

Burnt Garlic and Broccoli Soup

Soups are so filling and one of the most loviest food which i find when I am not in a mood to cook something fancy ....Here is a lovely recipe which i found and decided to try :) 

Recipe Credit : Chef Sanjeev Kapoor  ( but i have altered the recipe slightly)


1 med sized Broccoli (cut into med florets)

10 -12 cloves of  Garlic cut into small roundals ( or finely chopped)

2  tbsp Olive oil 

1 onion (chopped)

1 Bay leaf

1 Potato ( cubed)

1/4 veg stock cube  (mixed in 1 cup of hot water)

1/2 cup milk 

1/2 tsp Black peppercorn 

2 tbsp red Capsicum ( finely chopped) ( won't work with any other capsicum) (Or omit it)

1 tbsp garlic (finely chopped ) ( fry in pan till brown take care not to burn it and reserve for garnish)

salt to taste


  •  In Pressure cooker add  oil / butter add bay leaf,  garlic and saute till the garlic is little brown and fragrant then add onion and fry for a min add potato , broccoli and fry for 2-3 mins . Add  veg stock water and pressure cook for 1 whistle.
  • Cool and discard the bay leaf and grind this to a fine paste. 
  • Now take it in a pan add in salt and boil then add milk to bring to the consistency required. 
  • In another pan add red capsicum (finely chopped) and fry well and till cooked and nice aroma .
  • Now pour this on soup and enjoy garnished with fried garlic ...its too good !
  • Do remember veg stock cube has high salt content so pls check in salt before adding :)