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CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP



Cream of soups will be more filling and can be had with some light dinner, Clear soups acts as an appetizer. In this cream of soups list this is one of our favourite soups which I often make at home. So easy to make and tastes so yummy and creamy too. Consuming soup everyday is surely healthy and fresh. This tastes great for all mushroom lovers. And I have used mini
portabello mushrooms. You can use any kind of mushrooms according to ur choice. Here goes the recipe...


Ingredients :

Mushroom - 1 cup chopped finely
White onion - 1 tbsp finely chopped
Garlic grated - 1 small pod
All purpose flour - 2 tbsp
Milk - 1 cup
Water - needed for diluting according to our consistency (can use vegetable stock or chicken stock if you have)
Butter - 1 tbsp
Salt and pepper as required


Method :

1. Melt the butter in the frying pan. Add the garlic and onion slightly.
2. Then add the mushroom it oozes out water.
3. Saute until all the water is absorbed and dried.
4. Now to this sprinkle the all purpose flour and fry until it changes very slight brown(not too much).
5. Then add milk, water or stock and mix well. Adjust the liquids according to your required consistency. It boils and thickens.
6. Add salt and pepper serve with some soup sticks, Garlic croutons or anyother thing. Here I have served with Herb and garlic foccacia sticks.



Note:

1. For variation you can substitute chicken, vegetables, or Broccoli (chopped to very small florets) in place of mushroom.
2. For making croutons if you have any old bread just cut into desired shape add Italian herbs and garlic powder, salt. Just sprinkle olive oil or butter it. Make it crispy in the oven. This can be stored and used when you make soups.

kittymatti  – (May 15, 2009 at 11:08 AM)  

Pavithra, this soup looks yummy! Love the way u have decorated it too

Sakshi  – (May 15, 2009 at 11:08 AM)  

You are a life saver...was just browsing for a soup recipe for dinner today (yeah we are big time soup lovers). I have all the ingredients right in my kitchen even some chicken broth so gonna make this tonight and sure will let you know...keep posting more soup recipes will ya?? It's hard to find soup recipes which suit our palettes.

Sakshi  – (May 15, 2009 at 11:09 AM)  

PS: loved that smiley touch on the soup...my son will slurp it for sure

Prathibha  – (May 15, 2009 at 11:10 AM)  

Lovely texture of the soup....n those cute smileys made me smile...he he

Parita  – (May 15, 2009 at 11:12 AM)  

Lovely presentation pavithra...so cute :)

Pooja  – (May 15, 2009 at 11:20 AM)  

Yummy creamy mushroom soup! The decoration is cute :)

fourthsensesamayal  – (May 15, 2009 at 11:43 AM)  

Cho cute the soup looks.. :) nice dish.. Anni is this plate new or have u painted ur plate???? ;)

Padma  – (May 15, 2009 at 11:53 AM)  

What a yummy, creamy, smiling soup :D... Just welcoming us to have right this minute :)... very cute...

doggybloggy  – (May 15, 2009 at 11:59 AM)  

deeelish! I love mushroom soup and I bet this one is perfect!

Valarmathi  – (May 15, 2009 at 1:07 PM)  

Healthy and yummy soup. Lovely presentation.

Pooja  – (May 15, 2009 at 2:45 PM)  

Love that smiley..Healthy and creamy soup..Nice post Pavithra..

Dhanya Nambirajan  – (May 15, 2009 at 2:55 PM)  

Looks so yummy. That soup is making me happy dear. Luved the way you presented the soup. who wouldn't want to drink that lovely colorful soup?.

Priya  – (May 15, 2009 at 3:13 PM)  

Love the smiley Pavithra, wat a delicious mushroom soup...looks yum!

Sakshi  – (May 15, 2009 at 3:18 PM)  

Hey couldn't stop myself from coming back right now and letting you know that I made the soup..and like u suggested I used chicken in it as my main dish was mushroom peas curry. I can't believe it's so simple to make and the soup tastes awesome way better than all the restaurant ones...waiting for my husband to come home and have it as I already slurped a few ladles...Thanks a ton for this recipe..it's going into my recipe box :)

Priyameena  – (May 15, 2009 at 3:24 PM)  

Looks gorgeous and sounds yummy!!

5 Star Foodie  – (May 15, 2009 at 4:27 PM)  

Cream of mushroom soup sounds so nice and delicious and I love the smiley faces!

Mahimaa's kitchen  – (May 15, 2009 at 7:28 PM)  

hahaha.. your soup made me smile! very cute presentation.

Renu  – (May 15, 2009 at 9:51 PM)  

You have wonderful blog...will keep visiting

Ramya Vijaykumar  – (May 16, 2009 at 9:14 AM)  

Smiley sunny soup looks very rich and creamy!!! I wish I could have a bowl of mushroom soup now!!

Ushanandini  – (May 16, 2009 at 10:56 AM)  

Mushroom soup looks lovely with the smiley face! It's creamy and nutritious!

ARUNA  – (May 17, 2009 at 1:01 AM)  

wow that soup looks so cheerful when u make it Pavithra!!!

Padma  – (May 17, 2009 at 10:38 PM)  

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Vandana Rajesh  – (May 18, 2009 at 1:01 AM)  

The cream of mushroom looks so inviting and tasty. Loved the pic...gr8 presentation.

RAKS KITCHEN  – (May 18, 2009 at 1:08 AM)  

Pretty presentation and soup looks fabulous!

Akal's Saappadu  – (May 18, 2009 at 7:12 AM)  

that one looks smooth, creamy and delicious :) very attractive for kids too :)

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Kalai  – (May 18, 2009 at 7:59 AM)  

Lovely soup and very nice presentation.

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Ozge  – (May 18, 2009 at 1:06 PM)  

Such a hearty looking rich soup, well done! I took a look at your page, you've got such yummy food! Why don't you join Foodbuzz? It's a foodie community where you could have another outlet into all things food.

Pavithra  – (May 18, 2009 at 5:19 PM)  

Thanks everyone for your lovely comments.

munchcrunchandsuch  – (May 20, 2009 at 3:33 PM)  

Soup looks rich and ya well presented.

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