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Mulligatawny Soup

Mulligatawny Soup

Brief Description

Mulligatawny soup is a special pepper soup. The term mulligatawny translates to pepper water. This soup was invented on demand of a British from his servant in India. This recipe can be made in a day advance and then served with a few chicken pieces.

Time to Prepare 15 minutes
Time for cooking 30 minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients For Mulligatawny Soup

  • minced garlic clove- 1
  • cumin seed-  ¼ tsp
  • whole cloves-  6
  • curry powder- 1 tbsp
  • ground ginger- ¼ tsp
  • cayenne pepper
  • unsalted butter- ¼ cup
  • roasted chickens- 1
  • chicken giblets
  • stalks celery- 3
  • chopped large onions- 2
  • diced carrots - 2
  • thinly sliced leek- 1
  • chicken stock- 11 cups
  • salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • rice
  • peeled, deseeded and diced medium apples- 2
  • plain yogurt- 1 cup
  • fresh lemon juice- 2 tbsp
  • whipped cream- 2⁄3 cup
  • fresh parsley,  chopped- for garnishing
  • Toasted almond slices- for garnishing

Mulligatawny Soup

How To Make Mulligatawny Soup

  • Mix spices and garlic.
  • Take a large skillet and melt butter in it. Sauté the chicken pieces in it.
  • Put in the giblets and fry till they are done.
  • Take out the chicken and giblets to a stockpot. Take out the excess from skillet besides 1 tbsp. sauté onion, celery, leek, carrot and spice mixture.
  • Add some stock and cook at low flames till vegetable are done. Keep stirring.
  • Transfer this to the stockpot with chicken.
  • Pour in the rest of the stock and season with pepper and salt.
  • Put on the lid and cook for half an hour.
  • Take out the chicken pieces, add rice and continue cooking for another 15 minutes.
  • Slice up the chicken into single bite pieces removing any bones and skins.
  • Add the chicken, yogurt and apples to the soup.
  • Mix in lemon juice and cream as well.
  • Season accordingly.
  • Garnish with parsley before serving.

Mulligatawny Soup

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