Cream of Mushroom Soup


200 gm mushrooms, finely chopped
1 big onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp plain flour/ maida
3/4-1 tsp pepper powder
500 ml milk
25 gm butter ( or use 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil)
1/2 tsp dried parsley leaves/ oregano
salt to taste


  1. Heat butter in a thick bottomed pan and add chopped onion and saute well till it turns light pink.
  2. Add cleaned chopped mushrooms to this and saute till it gets cooked and all the water dries up.
  3. Add plain flour and pepper powder and mix well. Then add 1 cup of water and salt and mix well.
  4. Then add milk, stirring continuously and allow it to boil for 5 minutes. Add dried parsley leaves/ oregano and switch off the flame.
  5. Allow it to cool and then using a blender, puree/ blend the soup until smooth.
  6. Transfer this puree back to the pan and heat it again stirring continuously for 1-2 minutes.
  7. Adjust salt and pepper powder and serve hot in serving bowls….

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