Friday, May 24, 2013

Lime And Tortilla Soup



INGREDIENTS:

Lime And Tortilla Soup2 corn tortillas
4 cups vegetable broth
1 chopped tomato
1 tablespoon lime juice
4 large lime slices
1/3 cup chopped onion
¼ cup chopped green chillies
2 tsps vegetable oil
Oil for frying
40 grams walnut
A pinch of saffron
1/2 cup cream
Salt to taste


DIRECTIONS:
  • Chop the tortillas in 5 x 1 cm strips. Heat oil in a small saucepan and fry tortillas strips in hot oil until brown and crisp. Drain the oil and set aside.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil in a large saucepan, add onions, chillies and sauté until onions are soft. Add vegetable broth, salt, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add tomato and simmer for another 5 minutes, then stir in lime juice.
Serve the soup in bowls and add fried tortilla strips and a lime slice right before serving.