Black eyed Peas Soup
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Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 5 People
  • Black eyed peas- 1 cup
  • Carrot, diced-1
  • Garlic, chopped- 1 clove
  • Ginger, chopped- 1 inch chopped
  • Onion, diced-1
  • Tomato, chopped-1
  • Chili powder or cayenne- ¾ tsp
  • Ground cumin- ½ tsp
  • Bay leaf-1
  • Dried basil- 1 tsp
  • Dried oregano- 1 tsp
  • Chicken stock, low-sodium- 1 cup
  • Water- 3 cups
  • Ground pepper- ¼ tsp
  • Cilantro- 2 handful
  • Salt- to taste
  1. In a pressure cooker or in a dutch oven, add all the above mentioned ingredients.
  2. Cook till the black eyed peas has turned tender.
  3. If using pressure cooker cook till 3 to 4 whistles.
  4. After the mixture has cooled down a bit, discard the bay leaf and puree the mixture in a blender or using a hand blender.
  5. Return to the pot, add water if needed to thin down the soup.
  6. Taste and add salt/ground pepper if needed.
  7. Garnish with chopped cilantro.
  8. Serve in a soup bowl along with crackers.
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