Cut broccoli into small florets and wash well. soak in salted water for ten to fifteen minutes and
Peel and roughly chop onion and garlic. wash and chop celery stalk.
Boil or dry roast almonds on medium heat till almond skin changes its colour slightly. remove from
heat, cool it and slice them into slivers.
Heat vegetable stock or water with chopped onion, garlic andcelery. bring to a boil.
Add broccoli florets and continue to cook without covering the pan. cook for five to seven minutes
or till broccoli is tender.
Remove from fire, cool and puree it in a blender.
Add milk to pureed broccoli. mix well. bring to a boil again..
Add salt and white pepper powder to taste. stir in toasted almond slivers and serve hot.