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Some Immunity boosting soup recipes

Cream of Onion Soup

Ingredients

Butter—25 gm

Onions—500 gm

Vegetable stock—1 litre

Salt and pepper powder—to taste

To garnish

Flour—1 tbsp

Milk—150 ml

Fresh cream—2 tbsp

Parsley chopped—a little

Method

Heat butter in a pressure cooker, fry the onions gently without losing its colour, until they start to soften. Add the vegetable stock, salt and pepper.

Make sure that the cooker is not more than half full. Close the cooker, bring to high pressure and cook for 5 minutes. Reduce the pressure quickly. Blend soup in a liquidiser or press through a sieve. Return the soup to the open cooker. Blend the flour with milk, add to the soup and bring to boil, stirring constantly. Stir in the cream just before serving and taste and adjust the seasoning accordingly. Garnish with parsley chopped.

Immunity-boosting Chicken Soup

Ingredients

Chicken stock—6 cup

Carrot minced—2

Celery minced—2 stalks

Onion minced—1

Capsicum minced—1

Cabbage minced – Half cup

Ginger minced—1 tbsp

Garlic minced—1 tbsp

Cooked shredded chicken—1 cup

Pepper powder—Half tsp

Cornflour—2 tbsp

Water—4 tbsp

Salt—to taste

Method

In a big vessel, cook all the vegetables along with chicken stock for five minutes on low flame.

Add shredded chicken and pepper powder. Add corn flour mixed with water. Add salt and stir well. Serve piping hot.

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