How to make Cream of Asparagus and Almond Soup - Nutralite

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Asparagus (ऐस्परैगस / शतावरी), Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Soups

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Cream of Asparagus and Almond Soup - Nutralite

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cream of Asparagus and Almond Soup - Nutralite Recipe

  • Asparagus 300 grams

  • Almonds 10-12

  • Salt to taste

  • Nutralite 2 tablespoons

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Vegetable stock 2 1/2 cups

  • Black peppercorns crushed 4-5

  • Milk 2 cups

Method

Step 1

Trim the asparagus, discarding the woody part of the stem. Cut the remainder into short lengths, keeping a few tips for garnish. Blanch the reserved tips in sufficient boiling salted water for one to two minutes. Drain and refresh in cold water.

Step 2

Blanch the remaining asparagus in sufficient boiling water for two to three minutes. Drain and refresh in cold water. Puree in a blender.

Step 3

Broil or dry roast almonds on medium heat till the skins change colour slightly. Remove from heat, cool and slice into slivers.

Step 4

Melt the Nutralite in a pan and add the onion. Sauté over low heat until soft. Stir in the flour and cook for one minute, then gradually add the stock and whisk so that no lumps are formed. Bring the mixture to a boil.

Step 5

Simmer for two to three minutes or until thickened, then stir in the asparagus puree, salt and crushed peppercorns.

Step 6

Add the milk and simmer for two to three minutes, stirring continuously.

Step 7

Serve hot garnished with the blanched asparagus tips and almond slivers.

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