Sunday, 2 August 2015

Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup with Almonds

Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup with Almonds
Ingredients
6 Mushrooms cleaned and sliced
2 Garlic cloves minced
1 tsp Fresh ground Pepper
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Whole wheat flour
1 1/2 tbsp Olive oil
1/2 cup Almonds soaked and ground into fine paste. Add 3 cups more water after grinding
Few Almond flakes

Method
In a pot, heat 1/4 tbsp olive oil. Add the mushrooms and cook it till tender. Take the mushrooms and grind it into paste. Keep it aside. Add the 1 tbsp  oil and heat it, add the garlic, stir, and cook for 1 minute. Add the flour and stir it occasionally till the raw flavour of the flour has gone. Add 1/2 tsp ground pepper and salt. Add 1 cup of the almond milk little at a time whisking it so that lumps don't form. Cook it till it becomes a smooth paste.   Now add the mushrooms paste to the almond sauce. Add the remaining almond milk. Whisk the soup till smooth. Let it simmer on low heat till it becomes thick and creamer. Serve it hot, sprinkle ground pepper, add some almond flakes and drizzle with few drops of Olive oil before serving......