Ingredients belonging to the chili family are blessed with a compound called capsaicin that imparts them their pungency. When used in conjunction with dairy products like yoghurt, milk or sour cream, the effect of capsaicin is toned down leading to a pleasant experience for the palate.
Also, a great choice of dairy product to pair with the chili family is Greek-style, fruit flavored yoghurt especially that of Mango flavor from Danone India. It has a sublime sweet-tart flavor, 87%more protein than the regular yoghurts, is low on fat and devoid of any artificial colors & flavors. In addition it packs in probiotic species of bacteria that improve our gut health.
Thus, drawing inspiration from the above facts I decided to churn out a Chilled Bell Pepper & Yoghurt Soup to cool off during the approaching summer. The soup is easy, flavorful and promises to be low on calories as well:
Here is how the recipe goes:
- Regional Indian Food & Travel enthusiast