Monday, April 22, 2013

Recipe for today: Cream Of Spinach Soup ( Palak Soup ) by Tarla Dalal

This soup is very popular in all indian restaurants. The color and the creaminess is surely going to be loved by all. It is very easy and requires very few ingredients to make this wonderful soup. So go ahead and try making this soup!


2 1/2 cups chopped spinach (palak)
2 tbsp butter
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 1/2 tbsp fresh cream
2 tbsp cornflour dissolved in 1/2 cup cold milk
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste

For The Garnish (for Vegan, replace 
fresh cream

 with coco milk)

  1. Heat the butter in a kadhai, add the onions and saute on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, or till the onions turn translucent.
  2. Add the spinach and saute for 1 minute.
  3. Add 2 cups of water and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Allow it to cool completely.
  5. Once cooled blend in a blender to a smooth puree.
  6. Strain the mixture with help of a sieve and transfer it to a kadhai.
  7. Combine the cornflour- milk mixture and the cream in a bowl and mix well till no lumps remain, add to the spinach puree and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Add the salt and pepper and cook for 1 more minute.
  9. Serve hot garnished with cream.

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