green pea soup
Green Pea Soup
Written by Jayashree
Published on January 1, 2021

Green Pea Soup is a flavoursome soup to enjoy during winter season. Addition of a few mint leaves gives a good taste to it.

Winter is here and calls for warm drinks and fried snacks. The vendor lady brings a stack of peas everyday, I love these green beauties but how much can one store!  Well, I made this soup and it was perfect for the cold nights.

There is hardly any chopping involved,  and peas are  usually shelled and put in the freezer.

The quantity given here produces more than six bowls of the drink. Feel free to reduce the quantity or you can store it in the refrigerator and use the next day.

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Nutrients in Green Peas :

Peas are in rich in Vitamin A, B, C E, zinc and calcium.

Benefits of green peas:

  • Peas are packed with anti-oxidants. They help to build the immune system.
  • The anti-inflammatory nutrients in peas helps in reducing the risk of diabetes, heart disease and arthritis.
  • Peas are rich in fiber and protein,  it slows down the break down of carbohydrates and helps to control blood sugar.
  • They have low-glycemic index.
  • They help to prevent inflammation.

Portion Size:

The recommended quantity is half cup serving. One should be careful as peas are relatively high in carbohydrates.

Other Soup Recipes :

Tomato soup is the family favourite. Of late, it is the Indian Shorba that we enjoy. The carrot soup is also ideal for those who love Indi-Chinese cuisine. Children prefer manchow soup as it has a topping of noodles.

 

About the event:

Sending this to Hot Pot theme  at Shhh secretly challenge group. The theme was suggested by Priya Iyer. She has recipes of different cuisines on her blog. I loved her Indian Style Vegetable Quesdilla and bookmarked it to try. Here, members are paired as partners and two secret ingredients are exchanged. The dish is prepared using the given ingredients and later other members try to find the secret ingredient. I was paired with Narmadha of Nams corner, she gave me salt and pepper and I prepared this tasty soup. I had given bengal gram and green chilli and tasty masala vada is perfect for the season.

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Green Pea Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 cup green peas          1 cup= 200 ml
  • 20 mint leaf
  • 1 onion
  • 2 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • pepper powder
  • 2 cups of stock or water

Method:

  1. Cut the onion into medium bits.
  2. Take oil and butter in a pan. Add onion to it. Saute it for sometime.
  3. Put green peas and mint and cook further. Put a little water if needed.
  4. Once it cooked, let  cool. Make a puree of it.
  5. Remove it in a pan, add water or stock to it. Put salt and pepper powder to it. Let it cook for five minutes.
  6. Green pea soup is ready to serve.

Take a tip:

  • Stock can be prepared ahead and stored. Usually vegetables are put in it. But I have used  the gratings that remain and are to be thrown. Put gratings of cucumber, a few stalks of coriander, clean peel of any vegetable, a few onion pieces in a litre of water and boil for sometime. Later, strain it and use the water as stock. Remember, to wash the gratings before using them.
  • Addition of mint gives a good taste to it.

 

Green Pea Soup

Green pea soup is healthy, tasty winter warmer. It is ideal to make it when fresh peas are available.

Ingredients

  • 2 cup green peas
  • 20 mint leaf
  • 1 onion
  • 2 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • pepper powder
  • 2 cups of stock or water

Instructions

  1. Cut the onion.
  2. Take oil and butter in a pan.
  3. Add onion to it. Saute it for sometime.
  4. Put green peas and mint and cook further.
  5. Put a little water if needed.
  6. Once it cooked, let  cool.
  7. Make a puree of it.
  8. Remove it in a pan, add water or stock to it.
  9. Put salt and pepper powder to it.
  10. Let it cook for five minutes.
  11. Green pea soup is ready to serve.

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12 Comments

  1. themadscientistskitchen

    Peas soup is my favorite soup. I love the beautiful green it gives. Love your peas soup must make some again.

    Reply
  2. mayurisjikoni

    I’ve yet to try making pea soup at home. I’ve only tasted it once and liked it. However, surprisingly have not thought of making it at home. Your recipe is tempting me to make it soon.

    Reply
    • poonampagar

      We love green peas, but never tried making soup with it. Would love trying out your version with mint leaves. Sounds flavorful.

      Reply
  3. FoodTrails

    Peas soup looks so delicious and filling.. I never tried.. it it’s fresh peas season here and will like to make it for sure as it a very simple and easy recipe. Thanks for sharing..

    Reply
    • vasusvegkitchen

      I like green peas a lot, but never prepared soup. It looking colorful, surely tasted yummy. Will try this soup before season ends.

      Reply
  4. sizzlingtastebuds

    this is such a cmforting bowl of soup ! I love to add a handful of mint to my peas soup…

    Reply
  5. The Girl Next Door

    The Green Pea Soup looks delicious and utterly comforting. I love the use of mint here, which must have added so much flavour to the soup. Must try this out before winter ends. 🙂

    Reply
  6. shobhakeshwani

    Green peas combined with mint leaves will definitely make a very delicious soup. The colour also is so vibrant and looks inviting.

    Reply
  7. Anu Kollon

    Green Peas soup looks like a comfort food for winters. I should try to make by adding mint leaves. I am sure it gives a refreshing feel. Great recipe.

    Reply
  8. poonampagar

    We love green peas, but never tried making soup with it. Would love trying out your version with mint leaves. Sounds flavorful.

    Reply
  9. preethi76

    Green pea soup with mint is so flavorful and delicious.Love the beautiful colour.

    Reply
  10. Renu Agrawal Dongre

    Pea soup is quite common here, but I never made it at home once . Thanks for the recipe, will try it next

    Reply

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