Monday, January 20, 2014

Asian Green Pea Soup

Having been an academician for almost 20 years now, writing academically certainly is easier compared to feature writing. Truly a difficult kick start, I am not shy to admit I struggled and created the biggest mess. Well, choices of words to relate to the contents, looking back now, oh gosh!! really embarrassing. But striving to learn is what I am trying my level best, I'm not there yet and I won't give up either. Only thing is that the hours in front of the laptop is the cause of the unbearable pain from my right shoulder all the way down my the hand.    

So, in between I am taking a break, but hopefully I won't give up. Okay, without further ado, here comes the recipe. Soup is seldom featured at home but when it rains, soupy soup it is. Made with green peas and flavoured up with fresh coriander leaves, garlic and ginger, this soup can be a starter or a whole package when paired with home made bread or store bought croissants and scrambled eggs.  

2 cups frozen green peas - rinse.
1/4 inch ginger - remove skin and slice
4 garlic - remove skin.
2-3 sprigs coriander leaves
1/4 cup cream or carton milk
Some virgin olive oil
Pepper and salt for taste
Add the first 4 ingredients into a pot.
Pour about 2 cups of water.
Simmer and cook to soften the ingredients. . 
Remove from heat, slightly cool down slight and blend/purée to a smooth purée.
Pour back into the pan.
Simmer to heat through. 
(Note: add add water for a diluted version)
Pour milk/cream, season with pepper and salt.
Stir and off the heat. 
Drizzle olive oil in before serving.  
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  1. wow... delectable soup with lovely presentation nava..:)

  2. It's peas season in india so we have a lot , I am going to ask my mum to
    Make it
    Happy Monday

  3. very healthy soup with nice clicks.

  4. that is what i call as a meal platter - with lovely croissant and egg along with warm health is in with taste

  5. Loving the vibrant green color of this soup and the flavors sound delicious. Peas are in plenty here and I am going to make this soon for the family. Thanks for sharing.

  6. The colour cannot get more beautiful than this.Superb presentation and nice recipe.

  7. Love the look of your pea soup. We've been having a lot of peas but not so much in soup form. This has been on my mind for a while.
    And I love the idea of an intro but somehow have not really started my posts that way. You're doing great, Nava! It's a treat to read your posts.

  8. Wow! Yes, its really great treat .. I couldnt able to move my eyes from the pic.. Amazing :)

  9. Linda sopa reconfortante y ademàs muy elegante,abrazos.

  10. Beautiful colorful, healthy and delicious soup.. Love your presentation..

  11. Must have been delicious , Lovely presentation

  12. Wow what a color :-) love it! I had made a pea soup once but never got this green! Awesomeness

  13. Flavorful and healthy soup. looks inviting.

  14. Looks absolutely yummy ! the colour looks and the whole platter looks real inviting ! and Nava ur intros are great :)

  15. Been following your blog for 1-2 years and I can see from month to month there is improvement. I like the way you write about normal things and link to recipes post.

  16. Oh god! What a colour!!! Cant able to take my eyes off from the big bowl of soup with vibrant colour. Perfect Photography.

  17. Loved the colour of the soup!! Now a days I am on look out for new soup recipe and this one definitely looks worth a try :)

  18. Green Pea soup sounds and looks so delicious :D


  19. Very healthy, delicious and colorful soup, love it Nava...

  20. Delicious looking soup, I'm loving the green color of this soup :)

  21. Never seen asuan style pea soup before, seems so sooth and comforting!!!
    great and fancy photographed too Nava!!!

  22. Wow! look at the colour...that is one reason why I like peas so much! And ginger garlic just makes everything so tasty.
    There are days for me when words flow and I need to put on my brakes and there are others when I struggle to write a single sentence. I think it has a lot to do with the frame of mind, stress etc. As for you, your pictures are enough to make everybody's mouth water and race to your website:-)

  23. Hi Nava, your green pea soup look so appetizing. Love the beautiful green color. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

    Best regards.

  24. Such a pretty color and flavorful soup! WOW

  25. Lovely I am more into soups n salads now


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