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GREEN PEAS SOUP, SESAME TWISTS/SAVOURY CRACKERS

"I WISH ALL MY FRIENDS HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR"


Here is simple and colorful delicious Green Peas soup. To serve with soup is sesame twists and cheese crackers which is perfect accompaniment. This is so easy to make and hope you all will enjoy this. Sesame twists recipe is noted from whole foods magazine and with slight twist to the recipe I made the savory crackers out of the same dough which tasted good too. Eat Healthy and Live Healthy !!!!!!!!!!!




Ingredients for Peas Soup :

Green peas - 1 cup
Tomato - 1
Celery - 1/2 stalk
Garlic - 1 pod
Onion - 1/2
Green chilli - 2
Cummin - 1 tsp
Butter - 1 tbsp
Milk - 1/4 cup
Pepper - as needed
Salt as needed

For serving :

Butter,sour cream or Cream can be topped while serving the soup.




Method :

1. Heat butter in the kadai add cummin, green chilli, onion , tomato, celery one by one.
2. Add the green peas and water let it boil until it is cooked.
3. Cool, blend it in the blender and strain it.
4. Dilute with milk and water to the desired consistency.
5. Heat it and add pepper and serve.
6. Serve with cream or sour cream or butter.



Ingredients for Sesame Twists/ Savory Crackers :

Wheat flour - 1 1/2 cup
All purpose flour - 1 1/2 cup
Butter - 1 stick
Baking powder - 1 1/2 tbsp
Butter Milk - 1/2 cup
Sugar - 2 tbsp
Salt - 1 tsp
Sesame seeds - 1/4 cup




Mix together for the crackers :

Parmesan cheese - 4 tbsp
Chilli flakes - few
Italian Herbs - few



Method :

1. Sieve the flour and baking powder. Add the salt and sugar, add butter milk make like dough. 2.Rub the cold butter into flour mixture with fingertips so that the texture will be like bread crumbs.
3. Stir in the buttermilk. Make like a dough. Let this dough rest for 1 hr or overnight in fridge.
4. Now divide the dough into two.
5. Take one part of dough, flatten the dough using rolling pin into 15 inch square and make 15 1/2 inch strips.
6. Brush with water and sprinkle toasted sesame seeds.
7.Twists each strip twice, set on the greased baking sheet or tray and gently press ends flat to prevent twists from unrolling. Bake in 425 f preheated oven for 25 minutes or until nice golden brown.
Savoury crackers:

1. Same way roll the dough in the flat surface.
2. Cut into desired shapes.
3. Brush with water and sprinkle the cheese mixture. Bake until crisp and cheese is golden brown in color.

Note :

For variation sprinkle , sea salt, garlic powder according to your flavour.
You can also use all purpose flour fully instead half and half.
Bake till crisp and enjoy with your favorite soup.


Once again " Wish You all Very Happy New Year ". May this new year bring you happiness, joy, peace and prosperity to you and your family.

Anu  – (January 1, 2010 at 1:06 AM)  

Wow awesome... Nice presentation..

Wishing you and your family a happy new year...

RAKS KITCHEN  – (January 1, 2010 at 2:19 AM)  

Happy new year pavithra and looking forward for many more recipes from this space,have a wonderful time in blogging!
nicely arranged and beautiful pictures :)

Nithya  – (January 1, 2010 at 2:39 AM)  

Lovely recipes and amazing presentation again.. :) Nice to see new cutlery there ;)

Have a lovely 2010.. Wish you loads of surprise this year. :)

Angie's Recipes  – (January 1, 2010 at 3:00 AM)  

A very healthy and delicious soup to start the New Year!

Sushma Mallya  – (January 1, 2010 at 3:16 AM)  

Beautiful pics pavithra...Wish u & your family a very happy new year..

Sailaja Damodaran  – (January 1, 2010 at 3:21 AM)  

Looks Crunchy....Nice way to celebrate.we wish you all the same.

priya  – (January 1, 2010 at 3:50 AM)  

colorful soup and crunchy snack!...yummy!

shanthi  – (January 1, 2010 at 4:02 AM)  

Awesome dishes and wonderful clicks

Rachana Kothari  – (January 1, 2010 at 4:53 AM)  

The Soup looks healthy and the presentation is beautiful too.
Have a great 2010!

Sage  – (January 1, 2010 at 5:27 AM)  

Sounds and looks really good;love you hearts. happy and healthy 2010 to you.

Ushnish Ghosh  – (January 1, 2010 at 6:07 AM)  

Dear pavithra
Happy New Year!
This soup is great and now it is peas season here. I shall try.
The twist and all I will make later, now I will buy from the market, the soup, I mean I , cant wait for the twists to be made ;-)

AshKuku  – (January 1, 2010 at 6:39 AM)  

Hey it is totally WOW!!!! The way u have prepared & then the way u have captured...it..is all outstanding....
It is a lot of lovey doveys.... beautifully presented....3 CHEERS TO YOU!!!!

Happy New Year to you & your wonderful family...

Ash....
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine  – (January 1, 2010 at 6:59 AM)  

Looks lovely. Wishing you and your family a Happy 2010.

Prathibha  – (January 1, 2010 at 7:05 AM)  

Such a yummy soup dear..lovely color loaded with peas...Happy New year to you n ur family.....

Home Cooked Oriya Food  – (January 1, 2010 at 8:19 AM)  

lovely soup and lovely twists... I tried the twists from frozen dough - was ok... Have to try this version too...
Lovely picture... Hope you have a rocking year ahead!

Vrinda  – (January 1, 2010 at 8:51 AM)  

Lovely presentation with matching colors,Hav a wonderful year ahead...

kothiyavunu  – (January 1, 2010 at 12:26 PM)  

Awesome..everything looks inviting!!Wish u & ur family a happy & prosperous New Year!!

Malar Gandhi  – (January 1, 2010 at 4:26 PM)  

Wish you and your family a Very Happy New Year.:)

Wow...Pavithra...that indeed a great presentation, love your creative job...everything sounds nice and tempting.

Gita  – (January 1, 2010 at 7:53 PM)  

What a comforting and delicious platter...looks awesome :) Wish You a Very Happy New Year!

Cham  – (January 1, 2010 at 10:07 PM)  

What a gorgeous green color soup!
Wishing u and ur family a Prosperous & Happy New Year!

chakhlere  – (January 1, 2010 at 10:20 PM)  

What a beautiful soup...looks very yummy!!

Wish you and your family a very Happy New Year!!!

Dolly  – (January 2, 2010 at 12:05 AM)  

Wow, U have made the Green Peas Soup look so gorgeous that I'm tempted to try making this soup with ur awesome and delicious Sesame twists. Great Clicks.Wishing you and your family a happy, fun filled and healthy 2010. Also let me thank you for all the love and support extended to me and my blog. That surely is a great motivation to keep blogging.

Pari  – (January 2, 2010 at 7:01 AM)  

hi Pavithra. Wish you and your family a very happy new year.
Loved the combination of ingredients in the soup, must have tasted good. I love the cute little heart of pepper in the soup.
The twists look simple for me to try. Have a rocking year.
Pari
http://cooking-goodfood.blogspot.com

Priya  – (January 2, 2010 at 8:15 AM)  

WIshing u and ur family a happy and prosperous new year..Beautiful dishes..

Padhu  – (January 2, 2010 at 8:46 AM)  

Wow ! What a colourful soup and the presentation looks lovely .

Lena Rashmin Raj  – (January 2, 2010 at 12:17 PM)  

Wish you a very happy new year Pavi.. :)

then soup looks amazing..especially those seasoning/...i just loved that picture....

Saveurs et Gourmandises  – (January 2, 2010 at 2:02 PM)  

Lovely recipes.
Happy New Year.
See soon.

Dershana  – (January 2, 2010 at 2:10 PM)  

Hi Pavitra, thanks for the wishes, the comment, and for stopping by :-)

Love that peas soup recipe! I make peas soup with almonds, yet to post:-)

Happy New Year

Renuka Bedre - Rao  – (January 2, 2010 at 6:02 PM)  

wow!! Soup is looking so creamy n yummy..Happy new year Pavithra!! Thanks for leaving lovely comment on my blog..Happy blogging

Renuka
http://cookingyummy.blogspot.com/

Viki's Kitchen  – (January 2, 2010 at 6:38 PM)  

Cute presentation again.
Wish you and family a very happy and prosperous New year dear.

sree  – (January 2, 2010 at 8:18 PM)  

lovely recipes and awesome presentation...
wish u a very happy new year

♥♥♥Ria♥♥♥  – (January 3, 2010 at 3:32 AM)  

Amaazing presentation Meeso!! Loved the soup and the crackers! What colour!

Happy New YEar!! xo

♥♥♥Ria♥♥♥  – (January 3, 2010 at 3:33 AM)  

OMG! Sorry! I meant Pavithra! :D Sorry! :)

radha  – (January 3, 2010 at 4:34 AM)  

Nothing more welcome than soup on a cold winter's day. Very nice. And happy new year to you too.

forkbootsandapalette  – (January 3, 2010 at 6:36 AM)  

awesome blog....great great recipes...

Raje  – (January 3, 2010 at 8:41 AM)  

Very inviting meal.
Wish you and your family a wonderful new year Pavithra!

Trish  – (January 3, 2010 at 10:26 PM)  

What a beautiful presentation....you have made a simple soup look simply (grin) gorgeous!

Oraphan  – (January 3, 2010 at 10:45 PM)  

Oh, this soup looks amazingly delicious! It sounds so healthy and simple to make, I'll definitely give it a try.

Best wishes for a very happy and healthy 2010 to you and your family!

Thank you for stopping by my blog and for the kind words, I really appreciate your time. You have such a beautiful blog and it's full of great tips, recipes and inspiration, thanks for sharing:)

Oraphan  – (January 3, 2010 at 10:48 PM)  

I forgot to tell you that the presentation of this dish is so lovely!

Yasmeen  – (January 4, 2010 at 8:41 AM)  

Great looking soup and crackers.My best wishes for 2010,Pavitra :D

rekhas kitchen  – (January 4, 2010 at 11:26 AM)  

perfect soup recipe for the season and those crackers looks so tempting beautiful pic. like every time

Chef Jeena  – (January 4, 2010 at 12:09 PM)  

Lovely soup Pavithra green pea is one of my favourites, yours looks so creamy and delicious.

Happy New Year!

munchcrunchandsuch  – (January 4, 2010 at 1:54 PM)  

back with the soup series huh? it looks awesome and am bookmarking it

Elra  – (January 4, 2010 at 9:49 PM)  

What a beautiful presentation. I am sure it tastes awesome too.

Mangala Bhat  – (January 5, 2010 at 7:26 AM)  

looks too good ! Happy new year dear!
How r u darling?

Spice  – (January 5, 2010 at 9:13 AM)  

Lovely recipe.....thanks for sharing....& wish U a your family a very Happy New Year : 2010.

Mriganayani  – (January 12, 2010 at 10:29 AM)  

I have to catch up on your blog - this looks wonderful. I;m sure the soup has a nice smooth texture - I just love the twists you've made - they are the perfect crunchy partner for the soup.

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