Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Broccoli Almond Soup

Broccoli -Almond Soup is a rich and creamy Soup with a wonderful flavor and hidden health benefits. Its perfect for party menu and surely will be a hit on any occasion.  

Servings: 2-3 people

Approx. Time: 30 min

Soak 3/4 cup of Almonds in water for 5-6 hours. Remove the peel and grind it into a smooth paste.

1 tspns Butter
1 Nos. roughly chopped Onion
2 cups Broccoli florets 
Almond paste  (as above)
2 glasses water
1 slice of Bread
1 cup Milk 
1 tbspn Cheese Spread
1 tbspn Fresh Cream
1/2 tspn White Pepper powder (or as per taste)
1 tspn Sugar (or as per taste)
1 tspn mixed herbs (or as per taste)
Salt to taste

For Garnishing:
Almond flakes
Cherry Tomato

Heat butter in a pan. Add chopped onions in the butter and saute. Now add the Broccoli florets and saute it for 2-3 minutes. After Broccoli, add the Almond paste and saute. Then add water to it and cover the pan with a lid. Allow it to cook fully on medium flame. After the same is cooked, remove it from flame and allow it to cool. After cooling transfer it into a blender and add a slice of bread for thickening. Then blend it into a smooth paste. 

Now transfer the paste into another deep pan. Lower the flame to medium and add milk, White Pepper Powder, Cheese Spread, Mixed Herbs, Fresh Cream, Sugar and Salt to taste. Give it a boil. Adjust the consistency as per your preference and recheck the seasoning. 

Garnish it with Almond flakes, Parsley and Cherry Tomato. Serve hot with Garlic Bread or Soup Sticks.

You may add corn-flour paste instead of bread slice for thickening.

Stepwise Pictures:

Linking this post to Simply Tadka's event - Cooking with Seeds - Almonds


  1. The soup looks incredibly good. Gorgeous pics as well.

  2. This soup is packed with nutrition.. love the rich and creamy texture.
    Nice pictorial instructions.

  3. The weather is nasty here, wish to get a bowl of this comforting soup. Lovely and super health soup.

  4. yummy soup. loved the creamy texture.

  5. Wow...I wish to grab the bowl and finish it in no time..

  6. Mouthwatering soup will definitely try it :)
    Bookmarked !!!
    Today's Recipe
    Egg Fried Rice

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  8. Wow.. what a lovely and rich recipe of soup
    Thanks for linking with my event.

  9. Hello ....
    I tried this soup, It was a hit :)
    Thanks for sharing !!! Please check mine in your spare time :)
    Today's Recipe
    Broccoli-Almond Soup

  10. Wow.. healthy and rich soup...


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