Friday, March 25, 2016

CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP

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 sliced
  • Onion  (small)-1 finely chopped 
  • Garlic-2 flakes finely chopped 
  • All purpose flour or maida -1 tbsp
  • Milk - 1 1/2 cups
  • Butter- 1 tbsp 
  • Fresh cream -1 tbsp 
  • Oregano powder- 3 tsp
  • Pepper -ground to sprinkle/taste
  • Salt 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 onions and garlic and saute fo about 3 minutes. 
  • Once onions turn translucent, add in the mushrooms and saute for abt 3 minutes.
  • Meanwhile mix the set aside maida with 3 tbsp milk and make a paste without lumps.
  • Now add this to the pan and mix well.Now add 1 cup water and bring it to a boil.add in oregano and salt. 
  • Now add in 1 tbsp fresh cream and stir well.
  • Serve hot with sprinkled oregano and pepper!
Serves :2
Preparation time:20 minutes 

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