Summer Special

5 chilled soups to beat the heat!

It’s been a while since the heat has been getting the better of us but now that it’s May, the summers are officially here. We couldn’t think of a better way to cool off and actually enjoy the summers than with treating yourself to some luscious and nutritious cold soups. So here are 5 superb recipes which like revenge are best served cold!


Cold Cucumber Soup with Quinoa - Plenty of protein and a delicious nutty crunch from the quinoa + the refreshing taste of cucumber and sour cream - this soup is like taking a vacation by the beach to beat the heat.


Cold Mango Soup – Each spoonful of this soup is like a party in your mouth. Little pieces of pickled jalapenos, sweet corn kernels and bell pepper dices in the sweetish mango and cucumber soup will keep you wanting more – second serving are guaranteed!


Tomato Gazpacho – Tomatoes add a lovely tart taste and a beautiful bright red colour to this classic Spanish soup. Thickened with bread and packed with the flavour of onions, garlic and charred green capsicums – it is everything you need to cool off on a hot day!


Chilled Apple Soup – Sweet and tart – each mouthful of this soup is like biting into a chilled apple, but better. Cooked with white wine, vegetable stock and a hint of pepper – chilled and served garnished with apple dices it is a must try this summer!


Melon and Yogurt soup – Extremely simple to make and equally refreshing to sip on – this chilled soup is made with two top cooling ingredients – melon and yogurt. Flavoured with everyday ingredients like cumin, pepper, coriander – this one could become a regular on your menu.


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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.