Spinach Soup


There are multiple ways to eat spinach but few match the warm spinach soup on a cold day. Bangalore has an enviable chilly weather now which is just perfect to make yourself a soup irrespective of the time of day. Take a large bowl of this spinach soup with some bread for lunch or dinner.

I don’t have very happy memories of spinach because I was mildly anaemic for a brief period during my teenage years. My over cautious mom fed me so much spinach that I was sure I had green blood. 

This recipe works well for two medium bowls of soup and can be easily doubled or halved. 

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Spinach Soup

easy and simple spinach soup with the amazing. flavours of garlic and onion
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: healthy, soup, spinach,
Servings: 2 bowls


  • Blender


  • 150-200 gms Spinach
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil / any other cooking oil
  • 1 Onion, medium sized
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Gram flour / Besan
  • 1.5-2 Cups Water
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds, dry roasted
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh cream, to garnish Optional


  • Remove the stems of the spinach and wash the leaves thoroughly. Chop them and set aside
  • Chop the Onion and garlic and set aside
  • Heat the oil and add the onion and garlic and fry till the onion turns translucent
  • Add the spinach, salt and pepper and fry for a couple of minutes
  • Add 1.5 cups water and let it come to a boil
  • Let the spinach mix cool and then blend it to a smooth puree
  • Return the spinach mix to the stove top and let it simmer
  • Mix the gram flour with 2 tbsp water ensuring there are no lumps. Add this to the spinach mix
  • Let it simmer for 4-5 minutes. If the soup gets too thick add water to get it to desired consistency
  • Garnish with a little cream and have it warm
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