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.