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cream of mushroom soup recipe
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cream of mushroom soup recipe | easy mushroom soup recipe

easy cream of mushroom soup recipe | easy mushroom soup recipe
Course Soup
Cuisine international
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil / any cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic / lasun finely chopped
  • 10 mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp maida / plain flour / refined flour / all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups veg stock / water
  • ½ tsp pepper crushed
  • few thyme herbs optional
  • salt to taste
  • ¼ cup cream / malai fresh

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat oil and butter.
  • further add onions and garlic.
  • saute for a minute or till they just sweat.
  • further add sliced mushrooms. add variety of mushrooms if you prefer.
  • also saute for a minute and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • saute and cook the mushrooms till they shrink in size slightly.
  • additionally add maida and saute for a minute or till the raw smell disappears. maida helps to thicken soup.
  • furthermore add water or veg stock.
  • also add crushed pepper, thyme and salt to taste.
  • mix well and boil for 5 minutes.
  • further transfer 1 cup of mushroom + water into the blender. you can also puree entire mixture.
  • cool and blend smooth. this helps to give creamy consistency to soup.
  • transfer the blended puree back to the pan.
  • also add in cream for extra creaminess. replace cream with milk if you are diet conscious.
  • mix well and simmer for a minute. do not boil, as cream might curdle.
  • stir well making sure the soup has turned to creamy consistency.
  • finally, serve cream of mushroom soup piping hot topped with extra cream and pepper.