Saturday, May 14, 2011

Spicy Spinach Soup

A great way to start your day with a whole lot of nutrients power packed in this striking green delicacy.

  • 1 bunch spinach washed and chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 pepper corns
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • salt to taste
  • grated cheese (optional)
Heat the butter in a wok and add  the onions and garlic and saute till the onions turn translucent. Now add the spinach and a pinch of salt and cook till the spinach reduces in volume.

Blend the mixture from the wok to a fine puree. Now in the same wok, heat the olive oil and add the bay leaf and pepper corns. Saute for a minute and add the puree. Add all the dry spices to the puree and salt to taste. Taste a bit and adjust seasoning as per your wish.

Sprinkle grated cheese on top and serve!

Happy Cooking!