Saturday, 21 January 2012

Beef and Vegetable Soup

Ingredients:
·         1 cup oil
·         1 ½  cup diced beef
·         1 onion, diced
·         ½ cup macaronis
·         2 medium sized potatoes, cut into cubes
·         1 cup chopped carrots
·         ½ cup chopped pumpkin
·         3-4 green chilies, chopped
·         3-4 fresh tomatoes, chopped
·         1 cup tomato sauce
·         1 tbsp chopped cilantro
·         2 capsicum, chopped
·         Black pepper to taste
·         Salt to taste
·         10-15 cups water
Preparation:
            Heat oil in a heavy bottom skillet and add chopped onion to it and cook for 3-4 minutes. (don’t brown) Now add the beef to it and cook for 8-10 minutes over medium low heat. Add potatoes, carrots and pumpkin to it. Add 7-8 cups of water; cover and cook for 30 minutes over medium heat. Then add remaining water, macaronis, chopped capsicum, tomato paste and tomato sauce to it. Add green chilies, black pepper and salt also. Mix well; cover it and cook for another 30 minutes. In the end add cilantro. Beef and Vegetable Soup is ready.