Total time requirement – 50 min.
Spinach being a highly nutritious food item is the best fit for many dishes. One of them is spinach soup. The best part about spinach soup is that you don’t have to really wait for the season, you can have it any point of time. It is also a very easily cooked dish also very less time taking and also cheap at the same point of time.
Spinach soup is perfect for people who has a problem with raw spinach or cooked one too.
You can add par- boiled vegetables to the soup and chicken or fish according to your choice.
Here is how you can prepare perfect spinach soup for you.
- Little butter/ olive oil or you can always use vegetable oil in case you don’t have initial two.
- 1 Tej patta / bay leaf
- 1/2 medium onion (finely chopped)
- 2 cups milk (fat-free)
- A pinch sugar
- Salt to taste
- Black pepper (freshly ground, to taste)
- Chopped celery
- Chopped onion
- 1 tbsp corn flour
- Add butter into a large kadhai and allow it to melt, add bay leaf and allow it turn read.
- Then add chopped onions to it.
- Add garlic and cloves to it after onion is done.
- Add properly cleaned palak (spinach) to the kadhai.
- Sauté them on low flame and keep palak there till it starts shrinking.
- As soon as you see them shrinking in size automatically remove it from the kadhai.
- Now allow it to cool in some other utensils.
- After its cooled, make puree of it with the help of blender or mixer.
- Add puree to the kadhai and add 2 cups of milk (Fat less milk is more preferred) and allow it to cook properly. (You can add par boiled veggies or chicken chunks according to your choice here)
- In the meanwhile, add black pepper, salt, mix them properly with the mixture.
- Add corn flour or corn flour mixed with a bit of water (Corn flour paste) as a thickening agent.
- Allow the puree to boil.
- There is no limited time till when it should be kept boiling honestly. It depends on how thick or thin your puree is.
- As soon as puree comes in the consistency of soup.
- Put the kadhai down and pour it in a soup bowl.
Add some bread crumbs and little cream and its ready to get serve.
It’s time for you to enjoy this delicious recipe.