Cream of Broccoli (Soup)

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Mild winters have started here in Mumbai ,and what better time than this to make hot pipping soup.So today iI have made very simple creamy silky Broccoli soup.

Broccoli belongs to cabbage family,it has long flowering heads and is a very rich source of vitamin C & K.it resembles cauliflower . Mostly Broccoli is steamed or lightly sauted before adding to dishes.

Ingredients :

1 cup Broccoli florets.

1 small Onion  chopped.

6 pods of Garlic.

1 tsp Olive oil.

1/4 tsp Black pepper powder .

Salt to taste.

1/2 cup fresh cream (Optional )

Method :

Heat oil in a pan .

Add crushed garlic and saute till it turns light brown . Add onions and sauté till they turn translucent.

Add broccoli florets , salt and pepper.saute for a min add half cup of water,cover and cook for 5 mins.

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Switch of the gas and let it cool completely .

Pass it through mixie to make a puree.

Strain the pure and heat it till one boil adjust the seasoning.

Add cream and mix well.

Serve immediately .

Happy Cooking  ! ! !

Sameera

 

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