Brown Onion Soup with Pepper Cheese Balls
by Tarla Dalal
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Love the French onion soup? you will love this refreshing variation as well! onions browned in butter release a fragrant, appetizing aroma making this a perfect appetizer to a wonderful meal. The peppery cheese balls add a very interesting texture to the soup. Use a vegetable stock that has used a lot of vegetables for a strong base flavour. Serve this soup as is, immediately after the cheese balls are added. Serve with Parsley and Garlic Loaf and Baked Crêpes with Capsicum Sauce for a complete meal combo.
- Combine all the ingredients in a deep pan with 6 cups of water and mix well.
- Simmer for approx. 20 minutes or till they release flavour.
- Strain using a strainer. Keep the stock aside and discard the vegetables.
- Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
- Divide the mixture into 18 equal portions and roll, each portion into a small round ball. Keep aside.
- Combine the cornflour and 1 tbsp of water in a bowl and mix well. Keep aside.
- Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the vegetable stock, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the cornflour-water mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Just before serving, reheat the soup and add the cheese balls to it.
- Serve immediately garnished with parsley.
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