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Spanich And Vegetable Soup Recipe

Spanich is a healthy vegetable to boost the immune system. This spanich and vegetable soup is a good starter to cook in home.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine ASIAN
Servings 4 people


  • 2 bunches fresh Palak/Spinach
  • 1 cup roasted vegetables of your choice and (mushroom optional)
  • 1 medium Onion, thinly sliced
  • ¾ inch Ginger, peeled
  • 1-2 Green Chilies, slit thin
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2 pieces cloves
  • 2-3 tbsp lime or lemon juice
  • little salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil or butter

For White Sauce

  • 1 cup milk (at room temperature)
  • 1 tbsp Maida/All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tbsp butter

For Garnish

  • 300 ml fresh cream
  • few pieces Croutons


Preparing White Sauce

  • Heat a pan and add butter to it. When butter is melted, add Maida/all-purpose flour.
  • Stir this Maida on medium to low heat till it changes its shade from white to very light golden, about 1-2 minute.
  • It is important that the raw taste of Maida disappears and hence stir it on a low to medium heat without burning it.
  • Remove pan from fire and mix in milk. Give it a good stir with the help of a small whisk and bring the pan back into hob.
  • Keep stirring continuously till the sauce starts to thicken, about 3-4 minutes. Make sure that the sauce is lump free.
  • Switch off the gas and keep this White Sauce aside till needed


  • Wash and rinse the spinach and keep aside till needed.
  • Heat a tablespoon of oil/butter in a pressure cooker and add thinly sliced onions.
  • Sauté for a minute or two till it turns translucent.
  • Mix in slit green chilies, cloves and cinnamon and stir for few seconds.
  • Now add washed spinach leaves and sugar and stir till leaves start to wilt, about 2 minutes.
  • Add 4 cups water and whole ginger and mix them well.
  • Cover the lid of pressure cooker and place its weight.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and cook for 1 whistle, about 7-10 mins. Let the pressure release completely before you open the lid.
  • Discard ginger, green chilies and whole spices from cooked spinach.
  • Drain water from cooked spinach and reserve it for later.
  • Transfer cooked spinach into a blender or mixer jar and let it cool slightly. Blend this spinach to smooth puree adding little reserved water at time.
  • Transfer cooked spinach into a blender or mixer jar and let it cool slightly. Blend this spinach to smooth puree adding lit- tle reserved water at time.
  • Transfer this spinach puree along with reserved water to a pan and cook on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.
  • Once the soup comes to gentle boil, add white sauce and vegetables and mix well.
  • Mix in salt and pepper to taste and continue to cook soup on medium flame till it starts to thicken, about 4-5 minutes.
  • Transfer to bowl and drizzle some fresh cream on top and add few bread croutons and serve hot with any bread or salad of your choice.
  • Your Spinach and Vegetable Soup is ready to be served.
Keyword soup recipe, spanich, spinach and vegetable soup