Cream Of Spinach Soup, Palak Soup


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Cream Of Spinach Soup, Palak Soup

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The nutty flavour and rustic aroma of spinach are the highlights of this recipe, which is popular in most Indian restaurants. Made with very few ingredients, the Cream of Spinach soup is also easy to prepare.


Onion gives it a wonderful flavour, while cream gives it a rich mouth-feel. Since spinach cooks fast, it also takes very little time to prepare this delicious soup that is loved by all because of its vibrant colour and creamy texture.


Cream Of Spinach Soup and Garlic Bread make a great combo.

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Cream Of Spinach Soup, Palak Soup recipe - How to make Cream Of Spinach Soup, Palak Soup

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
2 1/2 tbsp fresh cream
2 1/2 cups chopped spinach (palak) , washed and drained
2 tbsp butter
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 tbsp cornflour dissolved in 1/2 cup cold milk
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp fresh cream
Method
    Method
  1. Heat the butter in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till the onions turn translucent.
  2. Add the spinach and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add 2 cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Allow it to cool completely.
  5. Once cooled, blend in a mixer to a smooth purée.
  6. Strain the purée with help of a sieve and transfer it to a kadhai.
  7. Combine the cornflour-milk mixture and the cream in a bowl and mix well till no lumps remain and add it to the spinach purée and mix well. Cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add the salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute, while stirring occasionally.
  9. Serve hot garnished with cream.

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Recipe Notes for Cream of Spinach Soup

  1. While adding milk to any soup always remember the temperature of the soup and milk should be same, i.e. hot is to hot and cold is to cold or else the milk will split.
  2. We have used full-fat milk to make Cream of Spinach Soup , but if you wish you can use low-fat milk.
  3. If you love Cream of Spinach Soup,  check out our Spinach Soup recipes with different combos like Moong Dal mand Spinach SoupRajma and Spinach SoupCorn Tomato and Spinach SoupCarrot and Spinach SoupSpinach and Mint Soup , Clear Soup with spinach and Mushrooms.

Preparation for creamy spinach soup

  1. For preparing the creamy spinach soup, take a bunch of spinach.
  2. Remove the thick stem and discard it. Separate the fresh, green leaves aside.
  3. Finely chop the spinach leaves using a sharp knife.
  4. For the cornflour slurry, in a small bowl, take cornflour.
  5. Add cold milk to the cornflour.
  6. Add the fresh cream and whisk well to form a lump-free slurry. Mix well till no lumps remain. Keep this cornflour-milk-cream mixture aside.

How to make cream of spinach soup

  1. To prepare the cream of spinach soup, heat the butter in a deep non-stick kadhai. Alternatively, you can make use of any neutral flavored oil or olive oil.
  2. Add the onions. Also, you can add garlic if you like.
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till the onions turn translucent.
  4. Add the chopped spinach.
  5. Sauté the spinach on a medium flame for 1 minute. If cooked for more time, there will be nutrient and colour loss.
  6. To prepare the cream of spinach soup (cream of palak soup), heat the butter in a deep non-stick kadhai. Alternatively, you can make use of any neutral flavored oil or olive oil.
  7. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Allow it to cool completely. Once cooled, transfer to a mixer jar.
  9. Blend in a mixer to a smooth purée. Depending upon the size of your mixer jar, you might have to puree it in batches.
  10. Strain the spinach purée with help of a sieve.
  11. Transfer the sifted spinach puree to a kadhai. Add the cornflour-milk-cream mixture to the spinach purée.
  12. Mix  cream of spinach soup (cream of palak soup) well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  13. Add the salt and pepper to cream of spinach soup (cream of palak soup).
  14. Mix  cream of spinach soup (cream of palak soup) well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute, while stirring occasionally.
  15. Serve the cream of spinach soup hot garnished with cream. If you enjoyed this creamy spinach soup recipe, then also check out other thick vegetable soup recipes like : Cream Of Potato Soup, Cream Style Sweet Corn Soup, Cream Of Tomato Soup
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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy118 cal
Protein2 g
Carbohydrates9.1 g
Fiber1.9 g
Fat8.4 g
Cholesterol15 mg
Sodium78.9 mg

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Cream Of Spinach Soup, Palak Soup
5
 on 04 Jan 19 03:21 PM


Very tasty and healthy recipe. Spinach is very healthy for us
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you so much for your kind words. Delighted to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes from our website and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
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07 Jan 19 09:26 AM
Cream Of Spinach Soup, Palak Soup
5
 on 19 Jun 18 09:58 AM


Its just amazing....my husband who never eats palak loked the soup and it has become a part of our meal... Thanks Tarla ji. I wish to know if thrs any substitute for cornflour which is healthier (for 10montgs baby) Plz guide
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Bhakti, We are delighted you loved the recipe and it is liked by your husband too. Our website has an amazing collection of recipes for kids of different age group, also the toddler section has a recipe Palak Moong Dal Soup that you can make for your baby. Do try the recipe and keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking!!
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19 Jun 18 10:49 AM
Cream Of Spinach Soup, Palak Soup
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 on 30 Jan 18 12:21 AM


Yummy n healthy soup...Easy to prepare as well.I didn''t seive it though..Still tasted delicious..Thankyou!
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Tarla Dalal    We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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30 Jan 18 08:39 AM
Cream Of Spinach Soup, Palak Soup
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 on 20 Dec 17 10:19 AM


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Tarla Dalal    Hi Amee, we have just updated the spinach soup recipe.
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31 Jul 19 09:13 AM
Cream Of Spinach Soup, Palak Soup
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 on 19 Nov 17 08:03 PM


Cream Of Spinach Soup, Palak Soup
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 on 15 Nov 17 10:20 AM


Cream Of Spinach Soup, Palak Soup
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 on 05 Mar 17 05:06 PM


Cream Of Spinach Soup ( Palak Soup )
5
 on 13 Nov 13 05:52 PM


Very easy to prepare and so delicious....