Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Creamy Broccoli Soup

A tasty, creamy and healthy soup with flavour of nutmeg and fresh pepper…


3/4 cup Broccoli, separated into florets
1 small Potato, chopped finely  
2 tbsp butter   
1 tsp olive oil   
1 onion, chopped         
2-3 garlic, chopped
1 ½ tbsp refined flour (maida)
2 ½ cups vegetable stock
1 cup milk       
Salt & pepper to taste
A pinch nutmeg powder (jaiphal)
1 tbsp Fresh cream      


  • Add oil + butter in a thick bottomed pan on medium heat. 
  • Add the onions, garlic and saute on a medium flame for a minute. 
  • Add refined flour and saute for a minute. 
  • Add broccoli and potato and cook for around two to three minutes. 
  • Now add half cup of stock and cook on a medium flame till the vegetables are cooked. 
  • Remove and keep aside to cool. Blend in a mixer to a smooth puree. 
  • Mix it with the remaining stock and milk in a pan; bring to a boil while stirring continuously. 
  • Now add nutmeg, salt and pepper powder. 
  • Add fresh cream, simmer for 2 min and serve hot garnished with blanched broccoli florets and croutons.

Sending to HITS–Diabetic Friendly and HITS page as Broccoli is a one of the very nutritious food that is healthy for diabetics.


  1. This looks so so tempting and makes me so hungry dear.

    I am your new follower.

  2. u r making me hungry!!! so creamy and so healthy soup!! Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes... Please add the link to Sangeetha's page also.

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