I have been making soup quite often nowadays. Each time i make it will different vegetable and different style. There is two good thing about this, one it is healthy for us and another i get more recipes for my site..This is a healthy creamy spinach soup which i made few days back and loved it. This is a low fat version, i didn't add cream in it, instead i mixed cornstarch with milk to give creaminess and it really worked. So try this out and let me know how it turned out for you..
Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Serves : 3 to 4
Oil - 1 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 small stick
Bay Leaf - 1
Cloves / Krambu - 4
Onions - 1 medium size chopped finely
Garlic - 3 cloves chopped
Palak / Spinach - 3 cups chopped roughly
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Cornflour / Corn Starch - 1 tblspn
Cold Milk - 1/2 cup
Water as needed
Heat oil in a soup pot, add in bay leaf, cinnamon and cloves. Saute it for a min.
Add in onions, garlic and saute it for couple of mins.
Add in chopped palak and saute it for 5 to 7 mins till it shrinks and raw smell leaves away.
Now remove the whole spices out and add the mix to a blender and puree it smoothly.
Pour this puree back into the pot and wash the blender with some water and pour that in. Add in required amount of water.
Put this back on stove, add salt and pepper and bring it to boil.
Now mix cornflour with milk. Pour this into the soup and mix well.
Simmer it for couple of mins.Serve hot.
HERE IS A QUICK VIDEO:
|Take all your ingredients|
|cut your palak or spinach|
|heat a tsp of oil|
|add in cloves, bay leaf and cinnamon|
|add in onions|
|saute it for a couple of mins|
|add chopped spinach|
|saute till raw smell leaves|
|the spinach will wilt a lot|
|remove all the whole spices|
|add spinach mix to a blender|
|puree it smoothly|
|add it to the same pot|
|wash up the blender with some water and add it to the pot|
|put it back on stove|
|season with salt and pepper|
|Bring it to boil|
|Now take milk and cornflour|
|mix them up|
|pour that in|
|mix well and simmer for couple of mins|