Cold Cucumber Soup

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Cold soups can be refreshing and appetizing at the same time, especially when garnished generously with perky mint and tantalizing pepper powder. This Cold Cucumber Soup is conveniently low-cal and low-fat, yet filled with the goodness of water-rich cucumber and crunchy capsicum. Low-fat milk and low-fat curds provide the necessary base for this soup, striking a proper balance between lightness and lusciousness!

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Cold Cucumber Soup recipe - How to make Cold Cucumber Soup

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2 cups cucumber cubes
1/2 cup finely chopped cucumber
1/2 cup low-fat milk , 99.7% fat-free
1/4 cup low-fat curds (dahi)
salt to taste
2 tsp low-fat butter
1 tbsp finely chopped capsicum

For The Garnish
a few mint leaves (phudina)
freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste
  1. Combine the cucumber cubes and 1½ cups of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the cucumber turns soft. Keep aside to cool completely.
  2. Combine the cucumber, milk, curds and salt and blend in a mixer till smooth. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the chopped cucumber and capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from the flame, add the cucumber-milk mixture and mix well. Cool slightly and refrigerate for atleast 30 minutes.
  5. Serve chilled garnished with mint leaves and black pepper powder.

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Nutrient values Per Serving :
Energy 43 kcal
Protein 2.4 gm
Carbohydrate 5.2 gm
Fat 1.4 gm
Fibre 2.4 gm

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Cold Cucumber Soup
 on 08 Sep 14 04:27 PM

A simple and refreshing soup with cucumber and capsicum. It is soup served chilled unlike other soups which are served hot. Dont forget to serve chilled!
Cold Cucumber Soup
 on 06 Jun 12 10:21 AM

Cool and refreshing soup made from cucumber, curds and low fat milk with nice small bite size pieces of cucumber, and capsicum. Make sure you serve it really chilled.