Recipe Servings: 4
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
A simple to make pea soup with all the goodness of yoghurt which may be served warm or cold.
Ingredients Of Cold Cream Of Green Pea Soup
- 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
- 1 big onion, sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)
- 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 1 (10-oz) bag frozen peas
- 4 tsp plain non-fat yoghurt, optional
- Serrano ham sliced
How to Make Cold Cream of Green Pea Soup
In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil over moderately-low heat.
Add the onion, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes.
Add the broth, tarragon, salt and a few turns of freshly ground black pepper and bring to a boil.
Add the peas and cook only until defrosted.
In a blender, puree the soup in two batches until very smooth. If serving warm, return the soup to the pot and bring just to a simmer. If serving cold, move to the refrigerator to chill.
Add the yogurt and chill in the fridge.
When cold fill shot glasses 3/4 high, put a thin slice of Serrano ham on top and garnish with basil sprig.
Prem Kumar Pogakula is a Sous Chef at The Imperial, New Delhi.
Essential Ingredients: pea, onion, yogurt, salt, vegetable oil, black pepper, green beans, chicken, ham