'' Cream of mushroom soup " is a veggies chicken soup, i think. Am not a vegetarian but a pure non vegetarian. So far i used to make chicken soup, tomato soup, corn soup and occasionally mutton soup too as they are my family's favorite soup recipes. This is the first time i made a mushroom soup that too a creamy soup with my favorite veggie.
I searched google for the best mushroom soup recipe. But am not at all satisfied with any. So i searched Wikipedia and got a fine recipe, which i made alterations to suit my own taste.
This is an easy, refreshing and delicious creamy soup recipes with mushroom. The is recipe is quite amazing and sure you all will love this. Here the cream of mushroom soup ingredients are sauteed in 2 tbsp of butter and i used only less amount of cream, as i prefer less creamy. You can also add vegetable stock instead of water. Lets enjoy this winter with healthy and tasty soups. Do try this easy recipe for mushroom soup.
Mushrooms - 100 g, sliced and then finely chopped
Onion - 1, very small onion, finely chopped
Garlic cloves - 3 nos, finely chopped
Turmeric powder - a pinch, optional ( only for yellowish color, as i dislikes whitish soup)
Bay leaf - 1
Cream - 2 tbsp
Full fat milk - 1 cup
Water - 2 cups
All purpose flour/maida - 1 tbsp
Parsley or coriander leaf - 1 tsp, chopped
Butter - 2 tbsp
- Heat butter in a sauce pan and add bay leaves. Saute for few seconds.
- Now add finely chopped onion and finely chopped garlic. Saute till it become translucent.
- Add in finely chopped mushrooms along with a pinch turmeric powder ( i used less than 100 gms of mushrooms only ).
- Saute well till the mushroom starts to release water.
- Now cook on high flame to dries up the water in mushroom and the mushroom will become brownish.
- Then add the flour / maida and saute for few minutes until the taste of flour disappears.
- Add water, followed by milk and brings to boil.
- Add salt and pepper powder. Mix well.
- Once it starts to boil, let it simmer for few minutes.
- Now add the cream and chopped parsley or coriander leaves and again boil for other 3 minutes in a very low flame , stirring continuously.
- When done remove from flame and serve hot.