Easy spinach soup recipe | Soup recipes

INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)
1.5 to 2 cups, chopped spinach/palak
¼ cup chopped onions
2-3 garlic, finely chopped
1 tbsp besan/gram flour
¼ tsp cumin powder/jeera powder

1 small bay leaf/tej patta
2 cups water
1 or 1.5 tbsp olive oil or butter
cream for topping (optional)
some freshly crushed black pepper or grated cheese or paneer/cottage cheese or cream for garnishing (optional)
salt and pepper as required


first rinse the spinach/palak leaves very well in water. then chop them and keep aside.
heat oil or butter in a sauce pan. add the bay leaf and fry for 2-3 seconds
now add the chopped garlic and fry till the garlic is light browned or browned. don't burn the garlic.
fry the garlic on a low flame. add chopped onions and saute till the onions are softened.
add the chopped palak/spinach. stir and season with black pepper and salt.
now add the besan or gram flour. stir well and pour 2 cups water.
bring the mixture to a boil and then simmer for 3-4 minutes.
switch off the fire and let the soup mixture cool.
when the mixture's heat has reduced or has become warm, then blend with a hand
blender or in a mixer till smooth.
check the seasoning and add some more salt or pepper if required.
if the palak soup looks thick, then add ¼ or ½ cup water and stir.
keep the well blended palak soup back on the stove for simmering for 2-3 minutes.
serve palak soup hot sprinkled with some freshly crushed black pepper or grated paneer, cheese or topped with some cream.

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