Written recipe for Cream of spinach soup Prep time: 5-10 minutes Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Serves: 3-4 people Ingredients: • Palak (spinach) 1 big bunch • Jaitoon ka tel (olive oil) 1 tbsp • Lehsun ( garlic) 1 tbsp • Salt to taste • Black pepper powder a pinch • Pudina (mint leaves) few sprigs • Dhaniya patti (coriander leaves) few sprigs • Ginger (adrak) 1 inch • chilli mirchi (greenies) 2-3 nos. • Water 300 ml • Jaitoon ka tel (olive oil) 2 tbsp • Gehoon (wheat flour) 2 tbsp • Cold milk 500 ml (add in batches) • Tej patta (bay leaf) 1 no. • Javitri (nutmeg) powder a pinch • Freshly crushed black pepper powder a pinch • Salt to taste • Freshly crushed black pepper powder a pinch • Shahad (honey) 1 tbsp • Nimbu ka ras (lemon juice) 1 tsp • Fresh cream 2- 3 tbsp To garnish: • Fresh cream • Red chilli flakes • Garlic bread Method: • Trim the spinach by removing the unwanted stems, set water for boiling in a stock pot, add the trimmed spinach in boiling water, and dip it briefly for 15 -20 seconds, remove from water & transfer immediately in ice cold water, this process is called as blanching, doing this process helps to retain the bright green color of the spinach. • Remove from ice cold water and lightly squeeze the spinach to remove excess water. Keep aside in a bowl. • Set a pan on medium heat, add olive oil & garlic, stir & cook on medium flame for a minute. Further add the blanched & squeezed spinach, salt to taste & black pepper powder a pinch, stir & cook on medium flame for 1-2 minutes, switch off the flame & allow to cool down to room temperature. • Further add this cooked spinach in a grinding jar, along with mint leaves, coriander leaves, ginger, green chillies & water, grind to make a fine puree, keep the puree aside to be used later. • Set a sauce pan or a wok on medium heat formation, add olive oil & wheat flour, stir & cook the flour for 2-3 minutes on medium low flame, further add milk gradually in batches while stirring well to avoid of any lumps, stir & cook on medium flame for a few minutes. • Further add tej patta, nutmeg powder, freshly crushed black pepper powder & salt, stir & cook for 3-4 minutes on medium flame. • Once the flavors of the spices get infused with the sauce, while cooking, add the spinach puree, stir well and adjust the consistency of the soup by adding hot water as per your preference. Stir well & bring to a boil while cooking for 3-4 minutes on medium flame. • Taste & adjust the seasoning as per your taste, further add freshly crushed black pepper powder, honey & lemon juice, stir well for a minute and switch off the flame. • Finish by adding fresh cream and stir once. • Your cream spinach is ready, serve hot with crispy garlic bread, garnish with some fresh cream & some red chilli flakes. #YFL #SanjyotKeer #Soup The Music I use in All my videos – (Best for independent creators) Follow us on all platforms: Facebook – Instagram – Follow my personal handles here: (Chef Sanjyot Keer) Facebook – Instagram – Twitter – .