How to make Dahi Shorba -

A tangy vegetable soup.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Yogurt (दही), Carrots (गाजर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Soups

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Dahi Shorba

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Dahi Shorba Recipe

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Carrots 2 teaspoons

  • Green chillies chopped 1-2

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Sugar 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Pure ghee 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Carrot chopped 1 medium

  • French beans chopped 4-6

  • Green capsicum chopped 1 medium

  • Cauliflower chopped 5-6 florets

  • Green peas shelled 2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Grind green chillies and ginger to a fine paste. Whisk yogurt with three cups water.

Step 2

Add besan, green chilli-ginger paste, sugar and salt and blend well.

Step 3

Heat desi ghee in a thick-bottomed vessel, add cumin seeds and stir-fry until it changes colour.

Step 4

Add chopped carrot, French beans, capsicum, cauliflower and green peas. Stir well and sauté vegetables for two to three minutes.

Step 5

Stir in the yogurt mixture, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for eight to ten minutes or until it thickens to a soup consistency. Adjust seasoning and serve hot.

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