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Monday, October 20, 2008

Rambling and some soup

It is finally goodbye to hot, humid days in Chennai. The weather has taken a turn for the better. I love the rains despite the water logged roads and the exorbitant rates that the auto drivers charge citing that as an excuse. My daughter and I love the puddles of water that collect outside our apartment. She screeches in joy and jumps wholeheartedly into those puddles while I, being the adult in the relationship, have to be content with just looking on and wishing I could jump up and down without having the other apartment dwellers think that I've gone completely nuts. As it is, I get enough gyan from onlookers about how unhealthy it is to let my little girl play with natural resources. But that's the subject of another lo....ng post and I do enough of that on my other blog.
So, let's talk about a warm, comforting bowl of sweet corn soup that's just perfect for the kind of weather that we Chennaites are enjoying right now.

What you need:
Sweet corn - 2 cups, cooked
Salt
Milk - half a cup(optional)
Water
Garlic - a few cloves

Keep aside some of the corn and then grind all the other ingredients together. Add in the corn that you'd set aside, let everything simmer on low heat for a few minutes and serve hot.

I don't have one decent pic of this soup to share. All that I have are five blurs of white light ranging from bright to not so bright. Does anybody have any tried and tested pointers on shooting reasonably good pictures of liquids???

Oh....and here's some more cool news for Chennaites. There's now a website where you can make restaurant reservations and order food online. For details, check out cityfoods.in

I am extremely late in acknowledging some awards that have been sent my way by fellow bloggers. Am thankful to Madhavi for the Good job award, and Sowmya for the Butterfly Award.


7 comments:

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

i received your comments in my blog when i going thru your sweet corn soup recipe :) and i was about to comment after reading it.. soup seems very simple and yummy.. will try it next time.

Priya said...

Superb Soup..will be waiting for the pic..

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

This sounds to be a nice soup recipe. Healthy too...

Happy to hear that Chennai is cooling down..

Nidhi said...

Love the turn Chennai weather has taken...with just overnight rains my office road is submerged in water ;) The weather is just giving us foodie more opportunity to cook up elaborate meals :)

On a rainy day enjoying the Hot corn soup...Lovely.

Bharathy said...

yeah!..a good turn in weather at last :)..was in Chennai for the weekend..enjoyed the showers :)..
and yes, soups are the most comforting for the weather..Simple recipe..looking forward to the pic :)

Aparna said...

I'm not a "soup" person, but sweet corn soup is one of the very few I like.:)
Its unbelievably and unusually hot where I am, so good to hera Chennai is cooler. Maybe it will stay that way till I come down there.

sra said...

I don't have any tips for the photos but do post one when you make this again - would love to see how it looks because this seems to be a different recipe.