A must try for all spinach lovers….this delicious soup packs in a whole lot of greens and is super easy to make! 🙂
4 cups vegetable stock ( made with 2 onions and 2 potatoes) or u can also use ready made veg/chicken stock
2 big bunches of spinach
1 tbsp butter
1 onion and 2-3 cloves of garlic chopped finely
11/2 cup milk
1 tbsp cornflour
some fresh cream for garnish
Cut vegetables into big pieces and pressure cook. Strain water and discard vegetables. Alternaively you can use store bought vegetable stock/chicken stock.
Next, wash and drain spinach.
Blanch spinach by cooking in hot water for 3 minutes and then immerse in cold water. Strain away water.
Add spinach and cook for another 3 minutes.
Now transfer this mix to blender.
Puree this mix along with the vegetable stock/chicken stock and one small green chili (optional).
Blend into a smooth puree and transfer to a heavy bottomed pan.
Add salt, pepper (if you gave white pepper, that tastes even better!) and a pinch of nutmeg and bring to boil. Blend cornflour in milk…
and add to the soup.
Simmer for another 5 minutes.
Serve hot garnished with a swirl of cream!