Spinach Soup ( Microwave Recipe )

Spinach Soup ( Microwave Recipe )

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It is found on the menu of almost all restaurants, and is quite liked by one and all, not just because of the simple yet warming flavour and aroma, but also because of the appearance… the dark green coloured soup often decorated with a lace of butter or cream looks enticing. The microwave is such a handy kitchen helper that you can whip up this soup rather easily at home! remember that pepper is what brings out the characteristic flavour of this north indian delicacy, so make sure the shaker is well-loaded with freshly pounded pepper.

Spinach Soup ( Microwave Recipe ) recipe - How to make Spinach Soup ( Microwave Recipe )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

3 cups spinach (palak) , washed and torn into pieces
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1/2 cup milk
salt and to taste.

For The Garnish
1 tbsp ginger (adrak) juliennes

Method
    Method
  1. Place the spinach in a microwave safe plate and microwave on high for 1 minute. Keep aside to cool slightly.
  2. Blend the spinach in a mixer to a smooth purée and keep aside.
  3. Put the butter in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 15 seconds.
  4. Add the flour, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  5. Add the milk, spinach purée, salt and pepper, mix well and microwave on high for 4 minutes, stirring once in between after 2 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately.

Tips
  1. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy309 cal
Protein8.6 g
Carbohydrates51.3 g
Fiber0 g
Fat7.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A233.1 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.8 mg
Vitamin C0.2 mg
Folic Acid1.4 mcg
Calcium63.4 mg
Iron1.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium54.7 mg
Potassium29.9 mg
Zinc0 mg

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