Cream Of Cauliflower and Almond Soup


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The Cream of Cauliflower and Almond Soup is a sumptuous choice with a mild, soothing flavour and creamy consistency interspersed with the exciting crunch of roasted almonds.

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The Cream of Cauliflower and Almond Soup is a sumptuous choice with a mild, soothing flavour and creamy consistency interspersed with the exciting crunch of roasted almonds. Both cauliflower and potatoes are known for giving texture and volume to dishes, and naturally, this soup has a rich and luxurious feel, which is complemented well by the mild pungency of onions. As you bite into pieces of crisp roasted almonds in every spoonful, you can’t help wishing that the experience would last forever.

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Cream Of Cauliflower and Almond Soup recipe - How to make Cream Of Cauliflower and Almond Soup

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
1 1/2 cups cauliflower florets
1 1/2 tbsp butter
1/2 cup roughly chopped onions
1/2 cup peeled and roughly chopped potatoes
1/2 cup milk
salt and to taste
a few drops almond essence

For The Garnish
1 tbsp roasted almond (badam) slivers
Method
    Method
  1. Heat the butter in a pressure cooker, add the onions and potatoes and sauté on a medium flame for at least 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add the cauliflower florets, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  5. Allow it to cool slightly and blend in a mixer to a smooth mixture.
  6. Transfer the mixture into a kadhai, add milk, ¼ cup of water, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the almond essence, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  8. Serve hot garnished with almond slivers.
Accompaniments

Baked Cheese, Chutney and Mustard Roll 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy102 cal
Protein2.4 g
Carbohydrates9.6 g
Fiber1.5 g
Fat5.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A198 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.7 mg
Vitamin C21.6 mg
Folic Acid6.4 mcg
Calcium71.8 mg
Iron0.6 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium59.9 mg
Potassium141.6 mg
Zinc0.3 mg

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Cream Of Cauliflower and Almond Soup
5
 on 28 Jan 15 03:19 PM


I never knew cauliflower can be used to make so delicious soup.. This soup has a perfect creamy texture and perfect taste of cauliflower. Almond essence gives it the almond flavour, but if you don't have that you can add some almond slivers to it. The soup tastes delicious even without the almond essence. Make sure you add salt and pepper in proper quantities because it is 1 of the main ingredients to get the perfect taste.