Restaurant Style Cream Of Spinach Soup

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Sep. 17, 2019

One of the most delicious ways to serve spinach... so tasty that everybody right from kids to senior citizens will slurp it up! Luscious to the core, the Cream of Spinach Soup features a blend of spinach, onions and chillies combined with white sauce and fresh cream, all of which gives it a milky flavour and rich mouth-feel. Keep some aside for you in the kitchen, or there wont be a drop left in the bowl.

Ingredients

Chopped spinach 4 Cup (64 tbs) (palak)
Butter 1 Tablespoon
Roughly chopped onions 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chopped green chiles 1 Teaspoon
For the white sauce:
Butter 1 Tablespoon
Plain flour 1 Tablespoon (maida)
Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste (kalimirch)
Fresh cream 1 Teaspoon

Directions

FOR THE WHITE SAUCE:

MAKING:

1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour and cook on a slow flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.

2. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, or till the sauce thickens, while stirring continuously.

3. Add the salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute. Keep aside.

FOR THE SOUP:

MAKING:

1. Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.

2. Add the spinach and green chillies, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

3. Add 2 cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

4. Allow the mixture to cool completely. Once cooled blend in a mixer till smooth.

5. Transfer the mixture back into the same deep non-stick pan, add the white sauce and a little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

SERVING:

6. Serve immediately garnished with fresh cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 6