Fun Fact: It is believed that the first bowl of soup was prepared around 20,000 BC.
Indian soups are thick, rich and creamy prepared with an assortment of spices and lots of butter. They are both flavourful and colourful. There is also a heavy Indo-Chinese influence on most of the soups we find in India. Indian soups are often accompanied by a flatbread such as a naan.
A flavourful vegetarian soup such as palak soup is perfect for those cold winter mornings; this dish is made from spinach, sweet gram flour and heavy cream with a bit of pepper seasoning. Bhutte ka shorba is made from cornflour, milk, vegetables of one’s choice, cinnamon, coriander, cumin and turmeric powder.
Soups such as cream of tomato, garam masala carrot soup, lemon and coriander are some other Indian soups that can be easily made at home. Indian soups can be quite healing as well; turmeric cauliflower soup is a vegan and gluten-free recipe that can be consumed on a rainy day. Brown lentil and vegetable soup is another simple, budget-friendly Indian soup recipe.
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