Winters are almost here and we can't help but think about all things warm and comforting and when it's about comfort during the winters, there's absolutely nothing like having a bowl of soup curled up in a quilt on a nippy night. Soups don't just soothe your soul but also are extremely healthy for the body. What's more? They are super easy to prepare! So whether you are warding off the winter chill or looking for a light and easy comfort meal, a bowl of soup can always come in handy.
They are a whole meal in itself depending upon the ingredients. Add as much or as little according to your needs and you can have a quick meal or a snack all ready to be savoured. As the winter season is around the corner, it's time to get that broth brimming and prepare luscious warm cups of soups that will comfort your body from the winter chills.
We've got a list of some of the best soups to prepare at home this season and warm up with your loved ones
Carrot Ginger Soup
A winter special, carrot is packed with health benefits that we must reap all through the season - and one of the best ways of doing that is by having a warm bowl of soup. It comes with the added benefits of ginger that is known to be one of the best remedies for cold, which is common during the season.
Hear me out on this one before you automatically count out this soup because you see the word 'cauliflower.' I, too, was initially skeptical of this soup because cauliflower and soup don’t sound like they would go well together, but as soon as I had my first bite, it was heavenly. This soup honestly tastes like a soup version of mashed potatoes — it is the cosiest soup that will heal you of any daytime troubles or chills.
Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Soup
Nothing screams comfort like a big bowl of fresh chicken soup on a chilly night. It's like a warm hug for the soul. This creamy chicken soup recipe is not only insanely delicious but also chock full of protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Nothing beats the seasonal vegetable! Beetroot is a winter must, packed with multiple nutrients and when combined with bottle gourd and a whole lot of spices, there is nothing that can come close. With a hint of salt and pepper, beetroot soup can be served both cold or hot.
An Anglo-Indian dish, Mulligatawny is a Tamil word that translates to pepper-broth. This delicious soup is a hybrid of soup and rasam and is prepared with a whole lot of pepper. It is usually based on chicken stock but can also have a vegetable stock along with coconut milk, cinnamon, tamarind, and a host of spices.
Try these amazing soup recipes at home during the season and let us know your favourite one in the comments section below.