Cream of Mushroom Soup

Another addition in our series of soups is the absolutely delicious cream of mushroom soup. It’s quite an appetite satiater and pairing it with some bread makes it a meal in itself.

This recipe is from Veg recipes of India and a definite must try.


1 tbsp olive oil
200 gms slicedĀ button mushrooms
1 chopped big onion
6-7 chopped garlic
1 tejpata
3-4 peppercorns
1 tbsp wholewheat flour
1 cup water
1 cup room temperature milk
6 tbsp fresh cream
Pinch of nutmeg
1 tsp pepper as per taste
Chopped coriander leaves

  1. Add oil in a pan, add the bay leaf and peppercorns. Sautee.
  2. Add the onion and garlic and fry till translucent.
  3. Add the mushrooms and cook on high heat till all the water has dried up and there is a golden colour to the mushrooms
  4. Add the flour and mix well, Sautee till raw smells disappears.
  5. Add the water bring to a boil and them simmer.
  6. Add milk and salt, cook on low flame till it begins to thicken.
  7. When it thickens more, add the cream and mix well. 
  8. Add the nutmeg and coriander leaves and mix well
  9.  Cook for couple more minutes.
  10. Serve with some pepper sprinkled on top