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Cook Like A Chef: Mushroom Whisk Soup

Now that winter is finally here, there's no better way to spend the weekend at home than learning a new way of cooking soup. In today's Cook Like A Chef, Chef Jakhir Sha of The View in Al Hamra is sharing one of his beloved dishes served at the cold mountains often incorporating local ingredients to bring out the best flavours of his dishes.

Soup for 2 pax


20 ml Olive oil

30 gms Mushroom

100 ml Veg stock

20 ml Light fresh cream

Salt & Pepper to taste

White onion, half medium

1 Tbsp Parsley

15 gms Parmesan cheese


Add olive oil to the heated pan, add onion till light brown.

Then add cut mushroom and add salt and pepper to taste.

Add vegetable stock and boil for 10-15 mins.

Strain the mix and separate the mushrooms.

Prepare a paste of mushroom and add again to stock.

Warm the mix and add parmesan cheese.

Dish out in a soup bowl sprinkle parsley. Serve it hot.

About the Chef:

Chef Jakhir Sha is currently the Executive Chef of The View Eco-Resort in Al Hamra. Now in Oman for more than a decade, Chef Jakhir started out his career as a Commis 1 in Tripura International Hotel in India in 1997. Specialising in Indian cuisine, he would later move on as a Demi Chef at Taj Gateway Hotel in 1999 and to the GRT Temple Bay in India a year later picking up some skills and expertise in Chinese Cuisines as an addition to his growing resume. He moved to Muscat as Senior Chef in Marina Bandar Rowdha in 2002 and served as multi-cuisine head chef at Oman Sail from 2010 onwards. Today, Chef Jakhir is enjoying the beauty of the mountains where he utilises local produce in many of his dishes passionate and dedicated to adding diversity to the food scene in the Al Hamra area.

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