Sunday, October 13, 2013

Chicken Soup

There is nothing better than a hot chicken soup to cure a common cold or whenever you are down with the flu. It is easy to make and very tasty, a hot favourite with kids and adults alike.
How to make Chicken Soup
1 cup chicken curry pieces, de-skinned
1 clove
5 pepper corns
1” piece cinnamon
1 onion, cut fine
1 tomato, cut fine
A pinch of turmeric powder
A few leaves of spinach or the local vauchi bhaji, chopped fine

  • Apply salt to the chicken curry pieces and put in a pressure cooker with the clove, cinnamon and pepper corns and 3 cups water to place on fire.
  • When the pressure cooker whistles, turn the heat to simmer and put off after 10 min 
  • Strain the broth and keep aside.
  • Take off the flesh from the bones and keep aside. Get rid of the spices.
  • In the pressure cooker, put the broth, shredded chicken and add the chopped onion, tomatoes and vauchi leaves.
  • Add half a cup of macaroni or noodles as per your taste.
  • Boil for another 6 minutes after the whistle on simmer.
  • Add more water if required and salt to taste.
  • Dish out the chicken soup and serve hot.

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