Thursday, November 16, 2017

AUSH GOSHTI (Afghan Tomato Soup)


This delicious tangy tomato and meat stew is served as an appetizer. It is quite filling and one can have it as a light meal by itself as it has meat and fettuccini. I have added Tangier spice mix which makes it all the more flavourful. Traditionally it is made with minced beef but I used mutton mince.

Ingredients:
Mutton mince - 50 gms
Onion ............. 1/4 cup (finely minced)
Tomato juice ..... 2 cups
Coriander or parsley .. handful
Garlic cloves .......... 3 (minced or crushed)
Olive oil ............... 2 tbsps
Tangier spice mix .. 1 tbsp
Black pepper ....... 1/4 tsp (crushed)
Mustard powder ... 1 tsp
Red chilli paste .... 1 tsp
Salt ....................... to taste
Lemon juice ........ 2 tsps
Uncooked Fettuccini .. as needed (I used fresh home made fettuccini)
Chickpeas .............. handful (boiled with salt)
Maida .......... 1/2 cup (to make fettuccini)

Method:

Heat oil and saute the garlic.







Add the diced onion and stir fry until translucent.






Now tip in the minced meat and saute until the colour changes.





Add a little salt and the chilli paste and spice powders.







Now add the tomato juice and simmer.






Meanwhile knead the maida with a little salt and olive oil using water as needed. Roll it out and dust some flour on it.









Now roll it up like swiss roll.










Using a sharp knife cut out thin slices. Open up the strips and dust a little flour so that they don't stick.









Tip them into the soup pan and add one cup water. Add coriander leaves, lemon juice and simmer for 2 minutes.






The store bought fettuccini may take a little longer to cook as they are dry. So add water accordingly


36 comments:

  1. That's one wholesome soup Shobha... I can easily replace the mince with soya granules. Like your home made pasta.

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    1. Yes Mayuri.. do that.
      Thanks for liking.

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  2. Sounds healthy and comforting meal. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Such a filling and satisfying soup, am sure this soup will definitely please my meat loving family.

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    1. I am sure they are going to love it Priya.

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  4. This looks like are hearty one pot soup. Would love to have some😛

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  5. Wow, that is such a hearty and comforting meal. Tangier spice mix sounds delicious.

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  6. Superb recipe. OI love tangier spice mix. I am going to try this with Soya granules as a substitute for meat. :)

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    1. Sure Aruna.. will taste good too.
      Thanks for liking.

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  7. Sounds delicious. Will substitute the meat with mushrooms in our case.

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  8. This is a wholesome food for non vegetarians. Nice share.

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  9. A complete and a comforting meal

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  10. Filling and soul satisfying soup...Addition of tangy spice mix sounds great...would love to have some right away!!

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  11. The soup looks wholesome...hearty and healthy...

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  12. Tomato soup with lot of ingredients will be filling. The spices are interesting.

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  13. This is one filling and hearty Afghani soup, I guess we can always use soya mince or paneer for vegetarian options, right?

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    1. Yes dear.. you can make the veg soup with any ingredient of your choice.

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  14. The richness of Afghan recipes makes it exciting, lovely share Shobha

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