Cream of Mushroom Soup recipe

Ingredients

  • Mushrooms - 1.5 cup (very finely chopped)
  • Onion - 1 (very finely chopped)
  • Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
  • Oregano - 1/4 tsp
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Heavy Cream/ Fresh Cream - 2 tblsp (optional)
  • Maida (All Purpose Flour) - 1 tblsp
  • Chicken/ Mushroom/ Vegetable Stock - 3 cups
  • Olive Oil/ Butter - 2 tblsp

Cooking Instructions

Chop the onion and mushrooms very finely. You can also use a food processor or the pulse mode in mixie. Melt the butter in a pan.

Add the onions and mushroom and saute it till it is soft and cooked. Add the flour (maida) and fry for a minute to get rid of its raw smell.

Add the milk, chicken stock, pepper powder and salt. After it comes to a boil, reduce the flame and let it simmer for 5-10 minutes.

The soup will get thickened by now. Add the oregano and cream. Mix and switch off.

( You can use italian seasoning instead of oregano. Health consious people can skip the cream.) Garnish with parsley/cilantro leaf or some green onions or some grated cheese or some croutons.

Serve hot with some toasted bread. Its a easy to make, filling and satisfying meal for a cold or rainy day.
  

17 Aug 2013     1129 views     NON-Vegetarian       Soups > Vegetable

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