Recipe Alert: The Classic Mushroom Soup

Mushrooms are superfood and countless scientific studies have proven this. They are great source of fibre and protein, while being low on calories. Here is a mushroom soup recipe that would make you go- Yum! Try it out and let us know in comments!

Ingredients

  • Mushrooms: 200 grams (sliced)
  • Onion: 1 Small (chopped)
  • Bay leaf: 1
  • Peppercorns: 3-4
  • Garlic: 2-3 flakes
  • Maida: 4 tsp
  • Butter: 1/2 tbsp
  • Water : 3 1/2 tbsp
  • Milk: 1 cup
  • Salt: to taste
  • White pepper: 1/4 tsp
  • Cream: to garnish

Method 

  1. Heat a little butter in a pan and add garlic, bay leaf and peppercorns.
  2. Keep aside a tablespoon of mushrooms 
  3. Add onion and the rest of the mushrooms and cook for about 2 minutes
  4. Lower the heat and add maida and then cook for another half to one minute
  5. Add a little water and bring to boil, and cook for another 3-4 mintes
  6. Strain the water & reserve it.
  7. Cool the mushrooms & onions and blend to smooth puree adding 1 cup of reserved stock.
  8. Strain the mushroom puree to remaining reserved stock.
  9. Keep on heat, adding 1 tsp preserved mushrooms and milk. Cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  10. Serve hot, garnished with cream.

 

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