How to Make Minted Peas? – Viji’s Food Recipes – All Food Recipes


Minted Peas


Fresh Peas  –  1 kg  (shelled)

Mint Leaves  – 1 tbsp (chopped)

Lemon juice  – 1 tbsp

Green chillies  –  2 finely

Ginger  –  1/2″   (finely chopped)

Onion  –  1 (chopped)

Mono sodium glutamate   –  1/2 tsp

Ghee  – 1 tbsp

Salt  – to taste


Slowly melt the ghee. Rinse peas in cold water.

Add peas, mint, lemon juice, chillies ginger, onion and mono sodium glutamate.

Season with salt. Cook tightly covered, for about 15 minutes or till peas are just tender.


How to Make Tomato Okra Soup? – Viji’s Food Recipes – Popular Soup Recipes


Tomato Okra Soup


Rice  – 30 gm

Butter  –  15 gms

Ladies fingers  –  55 gm

Celery  –  15 gm

Tomatoes  – 340 gm

Onion  – 55 gm

Capsicum  – 30 gm

Ladies fingers  – 50 gm

Parsley  – 2 sprigs

Pepper  – a pinch

Salt – to taste

Vegetable stock  (or) Meat stock – 720 ml


Heat half butter. Fry rice to a golden brown. Add stock.

Bring to boil. Chop celery, capsicum ( with seeds removed and washed thoroughly) and onion.

Blanch and mash tomatoes. Slice ladies’ fingers into roundels.

Heat remaining butter. Fry celery, capsicum and onion.

Add tomatoes and bring to a boil.

Pour into rice and salt. Simmer covered, till rice is tender.

Add ladies’ fingers and simmer for 15 minutes more.

Serve hot, sprinkled with parsley.

How to Make Sudanese Shorba (Peanut Butter Soup) ? – Viji’s Food Recipes – Popular Soup Recipes


Sudanese Shorba    (Peanut Butter Soup)


Beef Bones   –   900 gm

Minced meat   –  225 gm

Water    –   1.7 lit

Onion  – 1

Garlic   –   2 cloves

Peppercorns    –   6

Salt –   to taste

Cinnamon  –   1 cm     (stick)

Cardamoms  –   2

Peanut butter  –   2 tbsp

Juice   of    1/2   lime


Bring bones, minced meat and water to a boil.

Add onion, garlic, peppercorns and salt.

Boil for half an hour.

Add crushed cinnamon and cardamon and continue boiling for one hour. Drain.

Combine peanut butter and  1/4 cup of the stock, and add to the remaining drained stock.

Simmer for three minutes. Add lime juice.

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