Saturday, July 21, 2012

No Cream Of Broccoli Soup

A much healthier version of the cream of broccoli soup. A must try for the weight watchers.
Here is what you need 
  • 1 lb broccoli florets
  • 1 medium white onion cut in cubes
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 3 cups water /vegetable stock
  • 1 cup low fat milk 
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • a pinch of nutmeg powder
  • 1/4 cup walnuts chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper corns
Here is how you do it
  1. In a pressure cooker , heat butter .Add garlic and saute the onions.
  2. Add the sugar and saute on medium flame till the onions are caramelized . Take care not to burn the onions
  3. Then add the broccoli florets. Saute well.
  4. Add stock and and cook for 2 whistles.
  5. Cool the mixture and blend till smooth.
  6. Blend milk and cornflour and add to the soup. 
  7. Now heat the soup in another vessel .
  8. Add nutmeg , salt and pepper. Adjust as per taste
  9. Add walnuts and  Serve hot.