Green Pea Soup

By: Manjula Jain

Serving : 4 people

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Green Pea Soup

This is a healthy and delicious vibrant green color soup. Green pea soup can be served with slice of bread or with rice.

Green Pea Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 Cup frozen thawed green peas
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste easy to make shred ginger using zester or fine shredder
  • 1-1/2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 3 tbsp heavy cream
  • 2 Cup water

Instructions

  • Blend the green peas into coarse paste using little water or no water.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a frying pan and add the peas, salt and ginger paste stir fry the peas over medium heat by pressing and scrapping from the sides for about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a saucepan over medium high heat, Test the heat by adding one cumin seed to the oil; if seed cracks right away oil is ready.
  • Add the cumin seeds as they crack add fenugreek seeds and turmeric stir for a second and add water let it come to boil.
  • Add cooked green peas, and cream, mix it well. As it comes to boil lower the heat to low medium, cover the sauce pan and let it cook for about 20 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  • Add lemon juice, black pepper, garam masala mix and cover for few minutes.
  • Garnish with cream. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Notes

For seasoning:
  • 1/2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1/4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala, available in Indian grocery stores
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
 For garnishing 2 tablespoons of heavy cream is optional
 
Enjoy this tasty Pea Soup!

Green Pea Soup

This is a healthy and delicious vibrant green color soup. Green pea soup can be served with slice of bread or with rice.

  • 2 Cup frozen thawed green peas
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste (easy to make shred ginger using zester or fine shredder)
  • 1-1/2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 3 tbsp heavy cream
  • 2 Cup water
  1. Blend the green peas into coarse paste using little water or no water.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a frying pan and add the peas, salt and ginger paste stir fry the peas over medium heat by pressing and scrapping from the sides for about 5 minutes. Set aside.

  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a saucepan over medium high heat, Test the heat by adding one cumin seed to the oil; if seed cracks right away oil is ready.

  4. Add the cumin seeds as they crack add fenugreek seeds and turmeric stir for a second and add water let it come to boil.

  5. Add cooked green peas, and cream, mix it well. As it comes to boil lower the heat to low medium, cover the sauce pan and let it cook for about 20 minutes. Turn off the heat.

  6. Add lemon juice, black pepper, garam masala mix and cover for few minutes.

  7. Garnish with cream. Serve warm or at room temperature.

For seasoning:

  • 1/2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1/4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala, available in Indian grocery stores
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

 For garnishing 2 tablespoons of heavy cream is optional

 

Enjoy this tasty Pea Soup!

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Green Pea Soup

Introduction to Green Pea Soup

Green pea soup is a delightful and nutritious dish, perfect for both vegans and vegetarians. This easy-to-make soup is a staple in many households and offers a range of health benefits. In this guide, we’ll delve into the different types of green pea soup, its health benefits, and why it should be a part of your regular diet. 

What is Green Pea Soup?

Green pea soup is a versatile and healthy dish made primarily from green peas. It can be served hot or cold, making it suitable for any season. This soup can be made creamy or chunky, depending on your preference.

Health Benefits of Green Pea Soup

Green peas are packed with nutrients like vitamins A, C, K, and several B vitamins. They are also rich in fiber and protein, making green pea soup a great option for those looking to maintain a healthy diet.

Vegan Green Pea Soup: A Plant-Based Delight

Vegan green pea soup is made without any animal products, making it an excellent choice for those following a plant-based diet. This version of the soup is not only delicious but also easy to prepare.

Vegetarian Green Pea Soup: A Nutritious Choice

Vegetarian green pea soup includes dairy products like milk or cream but excludes any form of meat or meat-based broths. It offers a rich, creamy texture that is both satisfying and nutritious.

Easy Green Pea Soup: Quick and Simple Recipes

For those short on time, easy green pea soup recipes are the perfect solution. These recipes require minimal ingredients and effort, allowing you to enjoy a nutritious meal without spending hours in the kitchen.

Split Pea Soup: A Variation Worth Trying

Split pea soup is another variation of green pea soup, made using dried split peas. This version is heartier and often thicker, providing a more filling meal.

Why Choose Green Pea Soup?

Green pea soup is not only delicious but also highly nutritious. It’s an excellent source of protein for vegetarians and vegans and is packed with essential vitamins and minerals.

How to Enjoy Green Pea Soup

Green pea soup can be enjoyed in various ways. Serve it as a starter, a side dish, or a main course. Pair it with crusty bread or a fresh salad for a complete meal.

Other Soup Recipe available on Manjula’s Kitchen

Tomato Soup: Nothing compares to the satisfaction and comfort of a hot bowl of soup. This quick and easy Tomato Soup recipe is not only simply delicious but also versatile, perfect as a starter or a light meal when paired with a salad and crusty bread. Millet Soup: Millet Soup, also known as Bajra Raab, is a traditional warm soup from Rajasthan and Gujarat. This healthy and delicious recipe highlights the nutritional benefits of millet, which is gluten-free and packed with essential nutrients. Corn Vegetable Soup: Corn Vegetable Soup is a creamy corn soup with vegetables that is a great starter for a summer lunch. This delicious soup can be served hot or cold. Moong Dal Soup: This healthful vegan soup is high in protein. Made with split Moong dal and flavoured with hari cilantro chutney, moong dal soup is flavorful yet simple and easy to make.

Green Pea Soup in Different Cuisines

Green pea soup is enjoyed in various cuisines around the world. From the French potage Saint-Germain to Indian matar ka shorba, the possibilities are endless.

FAQs

What is the best way to store green pea soup?

Store green pea soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to five days. It can also be frozen for up to three months.

Can green pea soup be made ahead of time?

Yes, green pea soup can be made ahead of time and reheated before serving. This makes it a convenient option for meal prep.

Is green pea soup good for weight loss?

Yes, green pea soup is low in calories and high in fiber, making it a great option for those looking to lose weight.

What can I serve with green pea soup?

Green pea soup pairs well with crusty bread, a fresh salad, or a sandwich.

Can I use frozen peas for green pea soup?

Yes, frozen peas can be used to make green pea soup. They are convenient and retain most of their nutrients.

Is green pea soup gluten-free?

Yes, green pea soup can be made gluten-free by ensuring all ingredients used are gluten-free. Green pea soup is a versatile, nutritious, and delicious dish that is perfect for any diet. Whether you prefer a vegan, vegetarian, or easy-to-make version, there is a green pea soup recipe for everyone. Make sure to explore different recipes on Manjula’s Kitchen.

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    November 12, 2013 at 11:39 am

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    magickart
    May 3, 2013 at 5:38 am

    Hi Manju,

    Really nice pics to explore ur tasty grean pea soups. Is there can we use alternate for grean pea with this same method…???

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