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CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP

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Cream of mushroom soup is a very comforting soup on chilly days.Mushrooms are low in calorie,fat free,cholesterol free,gluten free abd very low in aodium,yet they are a powerhouse with the most important nutrients like vitamin D,Selenium, potassium and more!
Mushrooms were never cooked at our home and it was an unknown veggie for us!First time I tried mushroom in the form of  cream of mushroom soup at a restaurant and just loved it!Tried making the same and it turned out to be great! Try this yummy soup yourself and let me know what you think!

INGREDIENTS :

Button mushrooms - 1 cup finely slicedOnion  (small)-1 finely chopped Garlic-2 flakes finely chopped All purpose flour or maida -1 tbspMilk - 1 1/2 cupsButter- 1 tbsp Fresh cream -1 tbsp Oregano powder- 3 tspPepper -ground to sprinkle/tasteSalt to taste

HOW TO MAKE :

Peel the mushrooms,rinse and chop them fine.Take a pan.Add maida and saute it on medium flame for a minute. Keep it aside to cool.Now heat the butter and add chopped onion…

Palak Methi Aloo Sabzi

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Palak [Spinach] and Methi[Fenugreek] are the most commonly used greens in everyday cooking in the Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East. It has great nutritional value.. It is a power house of nutrition and one of the must haves for expectant mothers and a boon for Type 2 diabetics. In this particular curry/sabzi we are using Potato to go along with Spinach n' Fenugreek. It balances the taste and gives the dish volume. Have used very less cooking oil and goes well with hot Phulkas/Roti/Indian breads. 
INGREDIENTS :
Spinach/Palak - 2 Big bunchesFenugreek/Methi - 2 Big bunchesPotato - 6-7 [smaller ones have intense flavour and suits this dish better]Onion - 2 BigGarlic - 4-5 cloves finely choppedOil - 1 or 2 tbspCumin/Jeera - 1 tspTurmeric - 1/2 tspGreen Chillies - 2Red Chilli powder - 1 tspKitchen King Masala or Garam Masala - 1-2 tspYogurt - 2 tbspAmchoor/Dry Mango Powder - 1/2 tsp [Optional]Salt - As per taste
HOW TO MAKE : Clean the greens well and pat them dry. Stack the leaves t…