How to make Cream of Mushroom Soup - SK Khazana -

One sip of this soup and you will be left smacking your lips long after

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Button mushrooms (बटन मशरूम), Dried shiitake mushrooms

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Soups

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Cream of Mushroom Soup - SK Khazana

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Hindi: dhingri
Available in various types, shapes and sizes, these edible fungi (purely vegetarian!) are a great way to glam-up your dishes. Talking about the types, there are – button, enoki, morel, oyster, shiitake, porcini, chanterelle and portabella. Buy the ones with a firm texture and even colour with tightly-closed caps. If the gills are showing, it is an indication of age and they are probably past their prime.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cream of Mushroom Soup - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Button mushrooms quartered 12-16

  • Dried shiitake mushrooms soaked for 15-20 minutes and sliced 6-8

  • Morrel mushrooms soaked 10-15

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Medium onion finely chopped 1

  • Fresh thyme leaves 1 teaspoon

  • Refined flour 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Milk 1 1/2 cups

  • Fresh cream 3/4 cup + for drizzling

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste + to sprinkle

Method

Step 1

Heat olive oil and butter in a deep non-stick pan. Add garlic sauté till fragrant. Add onions and sauté till it turns translucent.

Step 2

Add thyme leaves and flour, mix well and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add button mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms and salt, mix well, cover and cook for 5-6 minutes.

Step 4

Add morel mushrooms with the water and mix well. Add salt and mix.

Step 5

Remove from heat and blend with a hand blender. Add water as required and blend to a smooth puree.

Step 6

Strain the puree into another non-stick pan.

Step 7

Heat the strained puree, add milk, mix well and cook for 5-6 minutes.

Step 8

Add cream and crushed peppercorns, mix well and simmer for 2 minutes.

Step 9

Drizzle cream, sprinkle crushed peppercorns and serve hot with garlic bread.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.