15 October 2011

Curried Sweet Potato, Carrot and Broccoli Soup

Yes! this is what I call a spicy and healthy soup.
It did start to look like baby puree but I soon sorted that out with more stock.

'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' By Various Artists (2001)

Translates to 'Sometimes Happiness, Sometimes Sadness'.

Feeds 2


1 large sweet potato peeled and chopped.
4 small broccoli florets cut in half.
1  large carrot chopped.
half a teaspoon of nigella seeds
half a teaspoon of mustard seeds
half a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds
2 tsp Bouillon vegetable stock powder mixed with 200ml water.
2 cardamom pods 
1 garlic clove crushed.
1 tbsp vegetable oil


: Par boil the sweet potato.
Heat veg oil in another pot and add seeds.

: Add the carrots and broccoli to the pot with the spices.
: Then add the sweet potato, garlic and stock.
: After 10 minutes of simmering, use a hand blender and whizz until it looks like thick soup.
: You can add 50ml more water if you like.

< Season and serve with naan and enjoy, this can also be frozen.

Next Time:

You could replace the potato with parsnip, pumpkin or butternut squash.

Favourite Song:

ê 'Say Shava Shava ' By Sudesh Bhosle, Alka Yagnik, Sunidhi Chauhan, Amitabh Bachchan and Aadesh Shrivastava.