Quick Vegetable Broth provides lots of energy and nutrients while also being very soothing and pleasant, so much so that it sends a warm feeling through you, relaxing your nerves as you take every spoonful.

This tasty, colourful and easy-to-cook soup is a low-cal treat brimming with the goodness of a basketful of vitamin A rich veggies. The best part of this soup is no ingredients are strained so that the fibre remains intact.

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Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1/2 cup peeled and thinly sliced potatoes
1/2 cup thin tomato slices
1/4 cup thinly sliced carrots
1/4 cup thinly sliced bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)
2 tbsp finely chopped celery (ajmoda)
1/4 tsp butter
4 whole black peppercorns (kalimirch)
salt to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
3 tbsp grated low fat paneer (cottage cheese)

Method To Make Quick Vegetable Broth

  1. Combine all the vegetables, butter, peppercorns, salt and 3 cups of hot water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 1 whistle.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Quick Vegetable Broth is ready. Serve hot garnished with coriander and paneer.

Nutrition Value

Nutrient values per serving

Energy 42 calories
Protein 0.9 gm
Carbohydrate 8.2 gm
Fat 0.6 gm
Vitamin A 643.9 mcg
Fibre 2.1 gm

 

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