Cream Of Spinach Soup with White Sauce

Cream Of Spinach Soup with White Sauce

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Luscious to the core, the cream of spinach soup features a blend of spinach, onions and chillies combined with white sauce and fresh cream, all of which gives it a milky flavour and rich mouth-feel. Keep some Indian restaurant style cream of spinach soup aside for you in the kitchen, or there won’t be a drop left in the bowl.

I would like to share some important tips to make the perfect cream of spinach soup. 1. Do not overcook the spinach as it will lose the bright green colour.

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Cream Of Spinach Soup with White Sauce recipe - How to make Cream Of Spinach Soup with White Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients


For Cream Of Spinach Soup With White Sauce
4 cups roughly chopped spinach (palak)
1 tbsp butter
1/2 cup roughly chopped onions
1 tsp chopped green chillies

For The White Sauce
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1 cup milk
salt and freshly to taste

For The Garnish
fresh cream

Method
For the white sauce

    For the white sauce
  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour and cook on a slow flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, or till the sauce thickens, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. To make cream of spinach soup with white sauce, heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the spinach and green chillies, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add 2 cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Allow the mixture to cool completely. Once cooled blend in a mixer till smooth.
  5. Transfer the mixture back into the same deep non-stick pan, add the white sauce and a little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve the cream of spinach soup with white sauce immediately garnished with fresh cream.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy91 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates5.3 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat5.7 g
Cholesterol15.3 mg
Sodium66.7 mg
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Preparation for cream of spinach soup

  1. For the cream of spinach soup, rinse the bunch of spinach leaves very well with the water.
  2. Drain them and dry them with the help of kitchen towel.
  3. Place the leaves on a cutting board, chop the thick stems and discard them.
  4. Chop the spinach leaves and keep aside.

For the white sauce

  1. For the white sauce, heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan.
  2. Once the butter has melted, add the plain flour.
  3. Cook on a slow flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously with the help of a whisk. This is called a roux and it acts as a thickening agent for the white sauce.
  4. Once you see the flour has become a little frothy and golden in colour, reduce the flame to low and add the milk. Pour the milk with one hand and whisk using the other hand.
  5. Whisk well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, or till the sauce thickens, while stirring continuously. The frequent stirring helps in even cooking of the flour apart from preventing it from forming lumps.
  6. Add the salt and pepper. Also, you can add nutmeg powder to enhance the taste of cream of spinach soup.
  7. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute. Keep aside.

How to make cream of spinach soup

  1. To begin making the cream of spinach soup recipe | cream of palak soup richened with white sauce | Indian restaurant style cream of spinach soup | heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan. Alternatively, you can make use of any neutral flavored oil or olive oil.
  2. Add the onions.
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes or till the onions turn translucent.
  4. Add the spinach.
  5. Add the green chillies. You can skip the chillies if you don’t like spicy food.
  6. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Do not overcook the spinach as it will lose the bright green colour.
  7. Add 2 cups of water. Or you can even make use of a vegetable broth to cook the spinach leaves.
  8. Allow the mixture to cool completely. Once cooled, transfer to a mixer jar.
  9. Blend in a mixer till smooth.
  10. Transfer the mixture back into the same deep non-stick pan  add the prepared white sauce.
  11. Add a little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  12. Serve the cream of spinach soup immediately garnished with fresh cream.

Reviews

Cream Of Spinach Soup
 on 20 Jun 17 11:00 PM
4

CB - Easy recipe but the green chilli kills the taste of the spinach in my opinion. Plain salt and pepper would have been perfect.
Cream of Spinach Soup
 on 03 Apr 15 04:49 PM
5

A perfect cream of spinach soup. Easy and quick to make. very rich and smooth in taste I served this soup, with garlic bread for my guest, and they loved it.
Cream of Spinach Soup
 on 31 Dec 10 12:45 PM
5

Its a beautiful, rich, green soup! Very pleasing on a cold winter night! The bread croutons go well with it.