|Broccoli Leaf Soup|
Broccoli leaf - 1 large
( remove vein and stalk,chop the leaves finely)
Chopped garlic - 4
Chopped onion - a handful
Olive oil - 1 tsp
Salt and Pepper powder to taste
Crushed Italian seasonings - 1/4 tsp
Butter - 1 tbsp
All purpose flour - 1 tsp (heaped)
Milk - 3 cups
Stock - 1 cup
Cream - 1/8 cup
Cheese of your choice for garnish
Chilly flakes as needed for garnish
Heat 1 tsp of olive oil in a pan fry onion,garlic and chopped broccoli leaves until leaves are wilted.
Switch off the stove and cool then put it into a blender and grind to a smooth mixture,keep it aside.
Heat a pan add butter once its melted add the flour and in low flame fry till raw smell has disappeared.
Pour the water,stock and the ground mixture,keep stirring continuously and cook in low flame till well combined.Give a boil and switch off the stove.
Filtering the soup is optional , add the salt,pepper powder,Italian seasonings and the cream mix and serve hot garnished with some chilly flakes and cheese on top.
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