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Monsoon recipe: Almond and Broccoli Soup

July 14, 2014 15:00 IST

Image: Almond and Broccoli Soup
Photographs: Courtesy Chef Anuradha Madhusudhanan/tattva Gourmet Organic Kitchen

Here's an easy-to-make soup, perfect for a wet monsoon day!

Chef Anuradha Madhusudhanan runs tattva Gourmet Organic Kitchen that was started to give a twist to boring and tasteless organic food.

She shares here with us this recipe for Almond and Broccoli Soup.


  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 650 gm broccoli
  • 3 1/4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celcius.
  • Spread ground almonds evenly on baking sheet/tray.
  • Toast until golden brown.
  • Reserve a quarter of the toasted almonds for garnish.
  • Cut Broccoli into small florets.
  • Boil water and pour over Broccoli, with salt and vinegar, and cover for 10 mins.
  • Drain water, and if broccoli not yet tender, steam for 3-4 mins, until tender.
  • Blend broccoli, remaining almonds, stock and milk until smooth.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour the pureed soup into a serving bowl and sprinkle with reserved almonds.

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