Cold Cucumber Soup


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Cold cucumber soup is delicious low calorie soup filled with the goodness of cucumber and capsicum and low fat milk.

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Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 kg fresh cucumber
1/2 ltr low fat curds (dahi)
3/4 cup low fat milk
1 tbsp chopped capsicum
2 tsp low fat butter
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste
a few mint leaves (phudina) for topping (optional)

Method
  1. Chop one cucumber finely. Cut the remaining cucumbers into big pieces.
  2. Add 3 teacups of water to the big cucumber pieces and cook until soft.
  3. When soft, blend in a liquidiser. Cool.
  4. Add the curds, milk and salt and beat well.
  5. Heat the butter and fry the finely chopped cucumber and the capsicum for 1/ 2 minute. Add to the soup.
  6. Chill and sprinkle freshly ground pepper.

How to serve

  1. Pour the soup into big individual bowls and add 1 to 2 ice cubes.
  2. Top with chopped mint leaves and serve.

Tips
  1. Health Information :
  2. Cucumbers are one of the lowest calorie vegetables with a lot of Vitamin C and potassium.
  3. One can never get fat eating cucumbers as they contain 96 % water.
Nutrient values Per Serving :
ProteinChoFat
5 g 9 g 2.6 g
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Healthy EatingJune 06, 2012

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.

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Reviewed June 06, 2012by Healthy Eating

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.

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