Chicken and Almond Soup

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • chicken joints - 500 gm
  • butter - 4 tbsp
  • blanched and flaked almonds - 2 tbsp
  • thin fresh cream (single cream) - 3/4 cup
  • celery stalk - 1/4 cup, chopped
  • leeks - 1/2 cup, sliced
  • bay leaf - 1
  • ground almond - 50 gm
  • corn flour - 1 tsp
  • pepper to taste
  • salt to taste

How to Make Chicken and Almond Soup

  • Melt 2 Tbsp of butter, fry flaked almonds in it till brown and reserve for garnish.
  • Melt remaining butter, add celery and leeks.
  • Cook until they are soft.
  • Add bay leaf and chicken.
  • Add 4 cups of water, salt and pepper.
  • Simmer till the chicken is cooked.
  • Lift out the chicken pieces from stock.
  • When it is cool enough to handle, shed the meat and add it back into the stock.
  • Mix ground almond with corn flour and ¼ cup of water and add to the soup.
  • Simmer gently for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the cream and remove from fire.
  • Serve hot, garnished with fried almond flakes.

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