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Homemade Vegetable Broth

Homemade Vegetable Broth

A homemade broth with all the nutrients of vegetables. Perfect for soups and stews.
Course Soup
Cuisine Baby Food, Grown-Ups, Kids, Toddler Food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 3 cups
Author Deepika Haldankar

You Need:

  • 3 Celery Stalks
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Carrots
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1/2 medium Bell Pepper
  • A small bunch of Spring Onions
  • A hand full of Button Mushrooms (chopped)
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1-1/2- inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 4 Peppercorns
  • A dash of Mace
  • 6 cups Water
  • Salt To Taste (optional)

How To Make It:

  1. Wash, peel (carrots) and cut vegetables into pieces.
  2. In a pot, add oil. Once heated add spices (bay leaves, peppercorns, cinnamon stick, garlic cloves, and mace). Let it splutter.
  3. Then add all the vegetables, and saute for few minutes till the tomatoes turn soft.
  4. Add water to the vegetables, and turn heat to low. Let it simmer for 40 to 45 mins.
  5. After 45 mins, switch off the heat. Run it through a strainer, to get rid of the vegetables and spices.
  6. The broth is ready.