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Broccoli & Corn Vegan Soup (Instant Pot, Stove-top)

VegCookBook by Praveena
Plant Based, WFPB, Vegan One-Pot, quick & easy green soup. Rich in Iron, Protein, Fiber, Anti Oxidants.
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine English
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • Sauce Pan / Vessel (for stove-top method)
  • Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker
  • Hand Blender/Processor/Blender.

Ingredients
  

  • 1 head Broccoli (fresh / frozen)
  • ¾ cup Sweet Corn (fresh / frozen)
  • 1 cup Spinach (fresh / frozen) (packed)
  • 1 large Onion
  • 4 count Spring Onions / Scallions
  • 3 Green Chillies
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Butter / Cooking Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • as per taste Salt
  • as required Water
  • ¼ teaspoon  Chilli Flakes (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon Garlic Powder (optional)

Instructions
 

PREP WORK:

  • Cut the broccoli into florets, we need 3 cups.
    Peel and cut the onions into chunks.
    Finely chop the spring onions / scallions. Keep the greens aside.
    Slit the green chillies length wise.

STOVE-TOP METHOD(time:15mins)

  • Put a sauce pan on stove top under high flame.
  • Add the butter, onion pieces, slit green chillies, spring onion whites and saute for 2 min.
  • Transfer the broccoli florets, sweet corn, spinach, turmeric powder, salt, sugar into the same pan. Give a mix.
  • Add enough water, up to a level, that all ingredients are soaked.
  • Close the lid, and cook for 10-12 mins on high until the broccoli is cooked perfectly..
  • Switch flame off, transfer everything into a blender / processor and puree it. Or else, use an electric hand blender.
  • Serve immediately in a serving bowl, garnish with the spring onion greens and garlic powder / chilli flakes. Done!!

INSTANT-POT METHOD(time:9mins)

  • Switch the Instant Pot ON, set to SAUTE mode, for 3 mins. Add the butter, onion pieces, slit green chillies, spring onion whites and saute.
  • Add all the other ingredients>> broccoli florets, sweet corn, spinach, salt, sugar, turmeric powder to the pot. Give a mix.
  • Add water up to the level, where all the ingredients are soaked well.
  • Put the lid on, seal the vent, set to PRESSURE COOK mode, under HIGH pressure, for 6 mins.
  • Release the pressure naturally (NPR) or Quickly (QPR). Using an electric hand blender, puree everything.
  • Serve immediately in a serving bowl, garnish with the spring onion greens and garlic powder / chilli flakes. Done!!

Notes

Please see the MAIN POST for, step wise pics recipe, TIPS & storage.
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