Onion Soup


Onion soup is  a delicious appetizer and a very tasty soup prepared with Onions and other vegetables. Here is the simple recipe of it.

Onion soup

  • Servings: 4
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Appetizer/soup/Side dish

Cooking time: 4- 5 minutes for cooking the vegetables

                            8 -9 minutes for preparing the soup


1 tbsp = 15 ml

1 spoon = 10 ml

1 tsp = 5 ml

1 coffee spoon = 2.5 ml

  • Pepper powder – ½ coffee spoon (heap)
  • Water – ¾ cup for pressure cooking (1 cup = 300ml)
  • Carrot (Medium size) – 2 (Chopped into big pieces)
  • French beans/Beans – 4 (Chopped)
  • Toasted Bread slice (Whole Wheat/Normal) (Lightly toasted) – 2
  • Onion (Medium size) – 1 for Cooking & 2 (for roasting) (Chopped)
  • Potato (Medium size) – 1 (chopped into big pieces)
  • Tomato (Medium size) – 2 (chopped into big pieces)
  • Cabbage (chopped) – 3 tbsp
  • Cheese – 50g (Grated)
  • Butter – 1 spoon
  • Water – ½ cup for grinding the Cooked Vegetables (in the ¼ cup is remaining vegetable water and remaining ¼ cup is normal water)
  • Water – ¾ cup for boiling the soup. (1 cup = 300ml)


  1. Add the Vegetables (Chopped Carrots, Beans, Medium sized Onion (1), Potato and Tomato) to the pressure cooker and Mix it well.
  2. Pressure cook it for 3 whistles at high flame. Turn off the flame.
  3. Drain the excess water in the cooked vegetables if present and collect it (Vegetable Water) (The excess water that we used to drain contains lot of nutrients and it is good to use in cooking).
  4. Grind the cooked vegetables with Water/Vegetable water ((½ cup) where 1 cup = 300 ml) (I have mixed ¼ cup vegetable water with ¼ cup normal water). Ground mixture is ready.
  5. Roast the Onions (2 medium sized) with the required Salt and Butter until it becomes pink and transparent in a Kadai at medium flame.
  6. Add the Ground mixture to it and mix it well. Boil for a minute.
  7. Add the Water ((¾ cup) where 1 cup= 300 ml) to it and stir well for a minute.
  8. Add the required Salt and Pepper powder to it. Mix and stir well for 1-2 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle little grated Cheese over the soup and close the Kadai with a lid for a minute. Turn off the flame.
  10. Cut the each Slightly Toasted Bread slice into 2 equal halves. Add the remaining grated Cheese over it.
  11. Place the bread pieces into the prepared soup and serve hot.

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