Yellow Zucchini Soup


These lovely golden yellow summer squashes are the latest entry into the chennai markets.Technically squashes are fruits but usage is as a vegetable in the culinary world.Squashes are generally divided into two namely summer squashes and winter squashes.When they are harvested as an immature fruit , they are termed as summer squashes and when harvested as a mature fruit it is called as winter squash. The hot soup made from these lovely golden zucchini makes it a perfect morning starter on a nice lovely winter morning. So here is my soup for the winter!!
INGREDIENTS
Yellow Zucchini cubes   2 cups
Onion                            1
Garlic                           1clove
Milk                              1/4 cup
Oil                                 1tsp
Salt                                To taste
Pepper powder                to taste

PREPARATION
Cut the zucchini into cubes. Slice the onions into thin slices. Chop the garlic finely.
Heat oil in a pressure pan and fry the onions and garlic in it till the onions becomes transparent
Now add the zucchini and saute for a minut.
Add 4 cups water and pressure cook it for 3 whistles.Let it cool.
Now transfer only the vegetable pieces to the mixer and blend it till smooth. Transfer it back to the liquid in the pressure cooker
Add the milk,and mix well. Now add the salt
Let it simmer for 5 minutes
Sprinkle the pepper powder and serve hot
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Veena

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