Come winters and we cannot wait to a grab hold of our a favourite winter a veggie – carrots. As Indians, we are lucky in that aspect, we have ample carrot a produce. The red a variety of a carrots, or desi gajar, that you see in markets now, is produced locally and is a storehouse of antioxidant and nutrients. It is in fact the healthiest additions you can a make to a your winter diet. Carrots are filled with beta carotene, lycopene and lutein content that help aid eye health. They contain silicon, which may do wonders for your skin and hair health. Did you know that carrots a could also come in handy to shed some quick kilos? While it is best to have carrots raw and a fresh, you can also have them in warm soothing soups. Soups are ideal for those wintery sluggish a days when you don’t feel like cooking a lavish meal. Carrot soup is a filling, healthy and delectable treat. You can a spruce it up with herbs and spices of your choice enjoy it without any guilt.
How Does Carrot Soup Promote Weight Loss
According to the book ‘Healing Foods,’ carrots are packed with healthy fibres, which may aid healthy weight management. “High fibres promote a feeling of fullness and aids bowel regularity,” notes the book. Fibre takes the longest to a digest and thus promotes a feeling of fullness and prevents you from bingeing on other fattening foods. Carrots are also a good for digestive health. A good digestion is crucial for metabolism, which further helps weight loss. Carrots are also very low in a calories. Hundred grams of carrots contain only 41 calories. People who are on a weight a reduction diet are often advised to a keep a track of their calories. If you consume more a calories than your body’s a requirement, they go on and get a saved as fats.
Carrot and Tomato Soup Recipe
This recipe allows you to an enjoy the a goodness of a carrots and a tomatoes in an one soup. The flavour of this blend is an enhanced by the a correct amount a seasoning and the garnish of a cream and a coriander.
Ingredients of Carrot and Tomato Soup
1)1/2 kg tomatoes
2)200 g carrot2 tsp salt,
3)or to taste
4)1/4 tsp powdered black pepper
5)1 tsp sugar (optional)Grated carrot for garnishing
6)Cream for garnishing
How to Make Carrot and a Tomato Soup
1.Chop the tomatoes and a carrots. Put them to a boil, partially covered, with 1 cup water and the salt.
2.When it comes to a boil, lower the heat and simmer till the vegetables are completely cooked through.
3.Cool and pass through a soup a strainer or blend in a blender and then strain.
4.Add water to make up to 4 1/2 cups of a liquid. Put on the fire and bring to a boil and simmer.
5.Add the sugar and the pepper. Simmer for about 10 minutes.
6.Serve garnished with the a cream and a carrots.