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Jan. 10, 2012


Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Orange peel 1/2 Teaspoon
Onion 1 Large , chopped
Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) , chopped
Dried basil 1 Tablespoon
Marjoram 1 Teaspoon
Cumin 1 Teaspoon
Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
Tomatoes 4 , diced
Tomato puree 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Water/Vegetable broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Cooked brown rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Low fat plain yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sliced scallions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Garlic powder 1/2 Teaspoon



1.Take a large kettle,add olive oil and warm it

2.Add the orange peel,onion and garlic.saute till onions are soft

3 Sprinkle the herbs and cumin.Add the cayenne.

4.Cook till cumin is fragrant,about 5 minutes

5.Add tomatoes,tomatoe puree,water and cooked rice,and let soup come to a boil

6.Reduce the flame to low,cover and simmer for 10 minutes

7 Taste and adjust seasoning.

8 To make herbed yoghurt,whisk all the ingredients together and serve a dollop in each bowl


9 Serve fresh

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 217Calories from Fat 60

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 114 mg4.75%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet