Prawns In Mashed Green Grams Soup Recipe

Prawns in Mashed Green Grams Soup, green grams are allowed to sprout. Then they are cooked till soft and mashed well with fork. The prawns and spices give it a extra taste. This soup is perfect for the days when you want to eat something delicious and light.   Prawns, Green Moong Sprouts, Celery, Mint Leaves (Pudina), Tomato, Vegetable stock, Onion, Bay leaves (tej patta), Whole Black Peppercorns, Cloves (Laung), Ginger, Garlic, Oil, Black pepper powder, Corn flour, Red Chilli flakes   50 grams Prawns , peeled and deveined 1 Cup Green Moong Sprouts , boiled and mashed 3 Celery , chopped into small cubes 8 Mint Leaves (Pudina) 1 Tomato , diced 3 cups Vegetable stock , or more as needed 1 Onion , sliced 1 Bay leaves (tej patta) 2 Whole Black Peppercorns 2 Cloves (Laung) 1 teaspoon Ginger , grated 1 teaspoon Garlic , grated 1 Tablespoon Oil , or as required 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder 1 Tablespoon Corn flour , dissolved in 1 tablespoon water Red Chilli flakes , (optional)     2880   20     To begin making the Prawns In Mashed Green Grams Soup recipe, for green gram sprouts, you have to soak green grams in water in advance and then tie them in thin muslin cloth.Keep them in warm place and after 2 days, you will get nice and big sprouted green grams. Wash them well and separate out the peels.Boil a cup of sprouted green grams till soft. I pressured cooked them for upto 1 whistle to make the process faster.You can also cook them in a saucepan with enough water for about 35-40 minutes. Remove and mash with spoon or fork. It need not be very smooth paste.In a saucepan, heat oil and saute bay leaves, peppercorns and cloves for few seconds on medium heat.Saute grated ginger garlic on low heat till the raw smell goes away. Add sliced onions and fry till they turn golden.Once they turn golden, add diced tomatoes and let tem cook till it becomes soft. It will take additional 5 minutes.Blend this in the blender along with celery cubes and mint leaves. Add very less water while blending if required.In the same saucepan, add a tablespoon of oil and add shrimps. Fry for few seconds. Sprinkle with some pepper powder, chili flakes and saute them till they turn pink.Once they turn pink, add vegetable broth and cook the shrimps covered for about 10 minutes. Remove the cover and pour in the tomato paste along with mashed green grams. Mix it well.Add salt and let it come to complete boil. Add corn starch if you want your soup to be very thick. Mix well and keep the heat on low and simmer for 5 minutes.Remove from heat and pour it in a serving bowl, garnish with some mint leaves and sprinkle some black pepper powder. Serve hot.Serve Prawns in Mashed Green Grams Soup along with Farm Fresh Vegetarian Pasta Salad for a weeknight dinner.