Sweet Potato Soup.
Sweet potato is peeled and cooked in vegetable stock along with onion. Once the sweet potato is cooked, it is then ground in to puree with milk or heavy cream. Serve sweet potato soup immediately.
Makes: around 2 Servings of Sweet Potato Soup.
Sweet Potato 2 Medium
Nutmeg powder a Small Pinch
Black Pepper Powder a big Pinch
Milk or heavy Cream 1/2 Cup
Corn Flour 1 Tbsp
Vegetable Stock 1 1/2 Cups
Lemon Juice 1 tsp
Butter 1 Tbsp
Salt to Taste
Method of preparation:
Peel, remove ends, wash and roughly chop sweet potato.
Peel and roughly chop the onion.
Heat butter in a pan, add corn flour and fry till the mixture turns golden brown in color.
Add the chopped onion and sweet potato.
Fry briefly, add vegetable stock and salt.
Cook the mixture till sweet potato turns soft and vegetable stock reduces quite a bit meanwhile.
Remove from heat, puree the sweet potato mixture with milk or heavy cream, black pepper powder, nutmeg powder and lemon juice.
Remove the pureed sweet potato soup onto a bowl.
Serve sweet potato soup immediately.
Notes: Make sure sweet potato is cooked well before removing from heat.
Suggestions: Adjust black pepper according to taste.
Variations: You can garnish the sweet potato soup with finely chopped chives or crouton. Add chopped vegetables like carrot, celery etc along with sweet potato if you wish.
Other Names: Sweet Potato Soup.
Ulli Kadala Soup.
Green onion soup is one of the simple and delicious soups that can be done easily. Once onion is lightly browned, spring onions are slowly cooked in vegetable stock till soft. A handful of chopped spring onions are seasoned with salt and black pepper and fried to enhance its flavor. The fried spring onions are used as a garnish for spring onion soup along with home made croutons.
Makes: 2 – 3 Servings
Spring Onions 1 8 – 10
Onion 1 small
Garlic 2 Pods
Vegetable Stock 2 1/2 Cups
Lettuce (shredded) a small handful
Salt to taste
Black Pepper to taste
Butter 1/2 tsp
Olive Oil 1 tsp
Home Made Croutons as required
Method of preparation:
Remove stems, and slice all the spring onions along with the bulbs.
Peel, remove ends and finely chop onion.
Peel and mash the garlic pods.
Heat half a tsp of butter in a pan, add 2 tbsps of chopped spring onions.
When spring onions start to brown around the edges, add black pepper and salt.
Remove from heat and reserve for garnish.
Heat olive oil a saucepan, add chopped onion, garlic and salt.
Fry till onion turns translucent and starts to brown.
Stir in vegetable stock and simmer for 10 minutes.
Add remaining spring onion and simmer for 5 more minutes.
Then, add shredded lettuce and simmer for a minute.
Garnish with home made croutons and fried spring onion.
Notes: To make home made croutons, mix chopped white bread pieces with little olive oil, salt, black pepper, red chili flakes and place them on baking tray in 380F preheated oven for 5 – 10 minutes or until golden colored.
Suggestions: If soup is too thick, add more vegetable stock. Don’t overcook lettuce or spring onions.
Variations: Variations include adding more vegetables like carrots, leeks, chives, cabbage, etc…
Other Names: Scallion Soup, Salad Onion Soup, Spring Onion Soup.
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