Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Spinach Soup / Palak Soup

Spinach Soup in Marathi

Serves: 3 persons
Time: 25 minutes

Spinach Soup, Creamy soup, Creamy spinach soup, healthy spinach soup, palak soup, palakache soupIngredients:
2 medium bunch of Spinach
1 small Onion, finely chopped
1 small garlic clove, slightly crushed
1 small green chili, slit (optional)
1 tsp Butter
Pinch of Cinnamon powder / 1 small Cinnamon stick
Salt to taste
Black pepper
2 tbsp heavy cream

1) Remove the stems and clean the spinach. Wash and blanch. Drain the water and puree.
2) Heat 1 tsp butter. If you are using cinnamon stick, add it now and saute for few seconds.
3) Add garlic clove and green chili. saute for 30 seconds. Add finely chopped Onion and saute until translucent.
4) Add spinach puree and boil over medium heat. Add salt to taste, pinch of cinnamon powder.
Sprinkle little black pepper, garnish with heavy cream and serve hot.

1) Add 1/2 cup milk or 1/4 cup heavy cream for creamy taste and texture. Add it to grinder while blending spinach.
2) For thick consistency, use 1 tbsp Rice flour or Maida. Do not add directly. First, mix it with 2 tbsp water and then add it to soup. Boil for few minutes over medium-low heat.

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