Wheat Macaroni Vegetable Soup.

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Wheat Macaroni Vegetable Soup is a wholesome food and if we make it for dinner it is enough and no need for making a main meal. The stock consists of Four vegetables . The soup has wheat macaroni and some more vegetables thus giving a filling feeling and the next day we get up with freshness. This soup is Ideal for those who want to lose weight . This recipe was given by Mrs Revathi Shanmugam and i have made minor variations .Now to the soup

Ingredients for the Soup.

Wheat Macaroni -1 cup
Beans, carrot , Snow peas , cabbage , Baby corn – 2 cups
Finely cut Onion -21
Coriander leaves – ¼ cup
Spring onion – ¼ cup
Black pepper powder – 2 tsp
Salt
Butter – ½ tsp.

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For the Stock
White pumpkin – 1 rind
Bottle gourd – ½
Ridge Gourd – ½
Chayote (Chow Chow ) – 1/2
Sugar – 1 tsp
Salt – 1 tsp
Aj no moto – ¼ tsp.

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Preparation of stock:

Peel the skin of all the vegetables and cut them . Pressure cook for 3 whistles or steam them in a closed container till done . Strain the water from it which  can be used to grind the vegetables. Now blend  the cooked vegetables in a blender . You will get a liquid with little pulp , strain this . With this and any remaining water when used for cooking the vegetables , heat with sugar and salt (aji no moto is optional) and allow to boil . There will be less residue when straining as all the vegetables i have used have high water content . The boiled water is Vegetable stock. Add Black pepper powder to this.

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 1.Making of Macaroni:
Now cook macaroni in boiled water and drain the water after it is cooked . You can add any macaroni , wheat is more good. Rinse the cooked macaroni in running water and keep it aside .

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Soup preparation :

2.Now boil the vegetables (Beans, carrot , Snow peas , cabbage , Baby corn) just for one whistle. Vegetables are our choice and we can use what we have in hand .Add these vegetables to the vegetable stock.

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3.Heat Butter in a wok . Fry the onion and keep them aside .

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In a soup bowl add the macaroni , vegetable stock, vegetables , onion . Garnish with coriander leaves and finely cut spring onion.

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