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Hearty Healthy Carrot -Tomato Soup

For the past few weeks my little one had been on hunger strike, refusing to eat anything offered. I really didn't know what to do, then my mum suggested to try soups and it worked like a wonder......my LO is back to eating business :)

This soup is very nutritionally rich. It provides lycopene from tomato and beta carotene from carrots, both necessary for proper eye-sight development and immunity. Garlic and onions help improve blood lipid profiles and broccoli offers folic acid , minerals and vitamins.


Recipe For Toddlers [12 months onwards]

Ingredients

Carrots - 2 medium size
Tomato - 1 medium
Onions - 1/2 medium
Garlic - 1 clove
Broccoli - handful[optional]
Bay leaf - 2
Salt - according to taste
Sugar - a pinch
Olive oil/ Clarified butter - 1.5 tsp
Water - enough to get desired consistency

Method:
  • Make tomato purée by blanching in a microwave for 5-8 minutes [make sure to remove all the seeds by passing the tomato pulp through sieve]
  • Heat oil/butter add bay leaves and chopped garlic. When garlic turns golden , add chopped onions. Saute till they turn translucent
  • Now throw in chopped carrots and broccoli florets. Saute' till they are glazed with oil look tender
  • Next add the tomato purée, add water and pressure cook for 1 whistle. Release the pressure, remove bay leaves and blend the mixture to get smooth consistency
  • Add salt, sugar, adjust the consistency and its ready !
  • Add few pieces of toasted bread and a small pat of butter before serving. Serve warm!!
Note:

Add more salt, some black pepper and its good for adults as well ...


Event Participation

Food for 7 stages of Life – Infants and Toddlers (0-3 yrs)’ by Radhika of Sourashtra Kitchen and Sudeshna of Cook Like A Bong

Comments

Nice event recipe...Kids will love this.
Healthy and nutritious too..Perfect for event.Keep rocking.
Priya said…
Carrot and tomato soup looks healthy and colourful..
Sanghi said…
Mm.. healthy soup!
Ankita said…
my toddler might love this soup.I will give it a try.
Supriya said…
Nice soup...looks so welcoming on a cold day like today!
Prathibha said…
Nice soup..My fav one..
Suparna said…
yumm soup, a good combo and very comforting.
Vrinda said…
Healthy and creamy soup...
roky said…
Wow its nice soup. Both carrot and Tomato are both include high nutrious items.I think it is a very healthy soup.

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