Military Hotel Style Kaal Soup Recipe (Paya Soup)


Military hotels across southindia are popular for traditional meat dishes, some must try are  kaal soup, biryani and curries. Kaal soup which is prepared at home is a different recipe, when we compare with military hotels. 

Home made kaal soup always has a fried and ground coconut based masala, whereas military hotels do not use oil and there is no ground masala in their recipe. This soup is very healthy specially for kids and old people who cannot digest strong masalas, its a very soothing soup for patients suffering from viral fever, cold or cough.


Ingredients:
6 Nos Paya
6 Cloves
2 Inch Sticks Cinnamon
3 Star Anise
4 Pods Cardamom
2 Bay Leaves
1 Tbsp Pepper Powder
1 Tbsp Turmeric Powder
2 Inch Ginger
1 Whole Garlic
1 Onion
8 Green Chilies
5 Sprigs Mint
5 Sprigs Coriander
1/2 Lime Juice...


Please Follow Simple Step By Step Process How to Clean Paya Click Here for Detail Blog Post and Video...


Prep Up:
Peel the onion, garlic and ginger. Slice the onion and ginger, crush the garlic and reserve.

Wash and slit the green chilies. Clean and roughly chop mint and coriander reserve.

Boil 8 Cup Water in a pressure cooker add turmeric powder and paya, cover and cook for 6 whistles on high flame reserve. We can also cook the paya night before and prepare the soup for next day.


Method:
To the half cooked paya add sliced onion, crushed garlic, ginger, bayleaf, cloves, cinnamon, star anise and cardamom. Cover and cook for 4 more whistles.

Once the paya has cooked strain the soup using a colander. Discard the ginger, garlic, onion and spices.

Add the soup and the trotter in a heavy bottom pot or transfer in the same pressure cooker bring rapid boil add salt as per taste and the pepper powder allow to boil for 10 minutes.

Garnish the soup with mint, coriander and lime juice. Serve the paya soup hot with pav buns or bread...Enjoy 😋



Click Here for Southindian Style Home Made Kaal Soup Recipe...

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