Use pea soup

Groh is a natural source of carbohydrates and vegetable protein, which is well absorbed, therefore it is a must ingredient of the menu, vegetarians, allowing them to avoid protein starvation. There are a lot of amino acids, including essential, which are not synthesized in the human body and of mineral salts potassium, iron, phosphorus and manganese. Thanks Selena, included in its composition, the pea is antikanzerogenna, its use reduces the risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

How many peas you need for cooking pea soup

For this dish you should choose the brain of the Dutch varieties, the peas fall apart faster and gives the soup an especially rich flavor. The dish turned out balanced composition of nutrients, the quantity of peas can be varied. So, for vegetarian soup Indian recipe 900 ml water put 2/3 Cup of peas. For soups, which are cooked in Europe on a rich proteins, broth of meat or smoked, it will be enough to put a pea at the rate of 0.5 Cup per gallon of water.

The secrets of cooking pea soup

The consistency of properly cooked pea soup – puree, this is due to the fact that the peas before cooking pre-soaked in cold water, then its volume increases by almost two times. 6-8 hours is usually sufficient. But if you want to shorten this process and make the soup more fragrant, before soak, fry peas on a dry well heated pan. After this treatment, the soaking time is reduced to 2-3 hours.

For beef broth, which is then cooked pea soup, it is better to use beef, and pork chops. But especially delicious this soup is, if you cook it on smoked ribs of pork or add chopped smoked meat in the cooking process. Improve the flavor of this soup and roasting with olive oil. To do this, fry in a pan the chopped onions until Golden brown, then sauté it with grated on a fine grater carrots. Browned vegetables to add to soup 10-15 minutes before end of cooking. Serve soup with chopped croutons. Before serving you can put in it the chopped fresh herbs. Some people like to add to the soup a little finely chopped fresh onion.