200gms mushroom; halved,
2 tbsp maida (refined wheat flour),
4 cups cold water,
1/2 cup milk,
Salt and pepper to taste,
A pinch of ajinomoto (optional),
1 1/2 tbsp butter.
Heat little butter in a pan and add mushrooms to it. Saute them on medium flame till they turn light brown. Remove from flame and divide them into 2 portions. Finely chop one portion and grind the other portion of mushrooms. Heat remaining butter and roast maida till it is light brown in color. Then add water and bring to boil. Add mushroom paste, chopped mushrooms and cook for a while. Sprinkle salt, pepper, ajinomoto and add milk. Cook till you get the desired consistency of soup. Garnish with cream if you like and serve hot.