Makai Shorba, Thick Corn Soup

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The Makai Shorba is a very creamy sweet corn soup with desi notes. Onions and carrots add volume to the soup, and also improve the texture and flavour, while a horde of spices ranging from cloves and cinnamon to coriander and cumin seeds give the shorba a very appetising flavour and irresistible aroma. Served hot with a garnish of coriander, this soup is sure to kindle your appetite.

Your appetite will be satiated when you have a bowl of Makai Shorba accompained with Garlic Bread and some salad .

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Makai Shorba, Thick Corn Soup recipe - How to make Makai Shorba, Thick Corn Soup

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  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cloves, cinnamon, peppercorns, bay leaf, onions and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the carrot, coriander seeds, cumin seeds powder and turmeric powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the corn, 3½ cups of water and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Cool completely.
  4. Once cooled, discard the bayleaf and cinnamon and blend it in a mixer till smooth.
  5. Transfer the mixture back into the same non-stick pan, add milk and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

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Makai Shorba, Thick Corn Soup
 on 16 Aug 16 12:36 PM

Makai Shorba, Thick Corn Soup
 on 28 Jun 16 05:05 PM

Makai Shorba.. A superb indian flavoured soup.. whixh is really creamy and aromatic.. Its just too good..