Friday, September 16, 2011

Spinach Soup Recipie(Palak ka Soup)

Hi, in this post u will learn how to prepare spinach soup. 
Spinach, along with other green leafy vegetables is considered to be a rich source of iron
Spinach is very nutritious and highly rich in Vitamin A ,Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Folic Acid.......and many more elements. It is very much liked by small babies aged 8 months to 1 year. Also its a perfect appetizer.

Cooking time -15 mins
This recipe will serve Four.

  • Spinach - 250Gms 
  • Onion -1 medium in size (quaterly chopped)
  • Garlic - 4 to 5 pcs
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Corn Flour - 1 tsp
  • Clarified Butter(Ghee) - 1tsp
  • Pepper - 1/2 tsp
  • Green Chillies - 2 Pcs(optional)

  • Wash the spinach thoroughly.
  • Heat 2 cups of water in a Bowl.
  •  Add the rinsed spinach in the boiling water . To this add chopped onion , garlic , green chillies and salt.
  • Allow the mixture to boil for atleat 10 to 15 min such that spinach and onion turns tender.
  • Now turn off the heat and allow the mixture to come to normal temperature.
  • Now grind this mixture to fine semi-liquid paste.
once we have the mixture we will add some flavours to the mixture
  • Heat one pan
  • Add 1 tsp of ghee or clarified butter to the heated pan
  • Once the ghee gets heated add the corn flour and fry it for 1 min in low heat
  • Add pepper to this
  • Now finally add the grinded spinach mixture to this and allow it to heat under low flame for next 2-3 min
Garnish it with some fresh cream and bread at the top.Your spinach soup is now ready to serve. 
Serve it Hot with some nice Dry Breads........................

Happy Cooking... :-) 

By: Sushmita Pandit