Sweet Soup/ Afghan sweet soup -Afghan Food Recipes طرز تهیه لیتی افغانی
Leeti is an Afghan sweet soup that is traditionally served to women after the child birth, when she is milking or when she is having her time of the month; but honestly speaking, it is a delicious sweet soup that can be served to anyone at any day. The ingredients used are good for health and metabolism and it can replace a sweet dish. Without further ado, here are all the ingredients used for this sweet and delicious sweet soup:
- 1/4 Cup Oil
- 1/3 Cup All Purpose Flour
- 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
- 4 1/2 Cups Water
- 1 Cup Sugar
- 1 tbsp. Poppy seeds
- 1 tbsp. Cardamom
- ½ tbsps. Fresh Ginger
- 2 tbsp. chopped roasted Almonds or walnuts
For the equipment, you will need a deep non stick pot and since you need to constantly stir you will also need a wooden spoon and a whisk.
In a deep, non stick pot, add oil. Continue by adding all purpose flour to the oil and stir constantly until it is golden brown. Add turmeric powder and fry more. Add water and be careful; first cup of water will result in lots of hot steam. Keep on stirring and adding water until the lumps are dissolved. Add sugar, poppy seed and cardamom.
Constantly stirring, continue by adding fresh ginger and chopped roasted almonds or walnuts. At the end you will see a thick layer on top of the soup. Add some more water and keep stirring until the top layer dissolves. Serve hot in a bowl with some bread.