Tasty Low Fat Mushroom Soup

Tasty Low Fat Mushroom Soup

The all-time favourite mushroom becomes even more desirable with the addition of oregano, and this soup remains a hit despite not using any oil. Low fat milk and cornflour paste provide thickness to this soup, and the mushrooms add not just flavour but a crunchy feel too.

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Makes 4 servings


Ingredients for the mushroom soup

1 tsp cornflour mixed with ¼ cup low fat milk (99% fat free, readily available in the market)
3/4 cup chopped mushrooms
1/2 tsp dried oregano
salt to taste

For the paste

1 cup chopped mushrooms
1 cup low fat milk 



For the paste

  1. Combine the mushrooms and milk and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Cool and blend in a mixer to a coarse paste. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Heat a non-stick pan, add the ground paste, mushrooms and 2½ cups of water and simmer for a few minutes.
  2. Add the cornflour-milk mixture, oregano and salt and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes or till the mixture thickens.
  3. Serve hot.

By tarladalal.com & Tarla Dalal



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