Spicy Potato and Onion Soup

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Spicy Potato and Onion Soup 

Spicy potato and onion soup, a delicious, spicy soup for cold winter nights, made from potatoes, onions, chicken stock, a variety of spices and garnished with black pepper and yogurt.

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Serves: 4
  • 15 ml vegetable oil

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 1,5 cm piece fresh ginger, finely chopped

  • 2 large potatoes, cut into small cubes

  • 10 ml ground cumin

  • 10 ml ground coriander

  • 3 ml turmeric

  • 5 ml ground cinnamon

  • 30 ml cold water

  • 1 litre chicken stock 

  • salt to taste

  • freshly ground black pepper

  • 15 ml yogurt to garnish

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan.

  2. Fry the onion and ginger for 5 minutes or until softened.

  3. Add the potatoes and fry for another minute stirring often.

  4. Mix the cumin, coriander, turmeric and cinnamon with cold water to make a paste.

  5. Add to the onion and potato, stirring well, and fry for 1 minute to release the flavours.

  6. Add the stock and season to taste.

  7. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until the potato is tender.

  8. Blend until smooth in a food processor or press through a metal sieve.

  9. Return to the pan and gently heat through.

  10. Garnish with yogurt and more black pepper.

Category: Starter

Cuisine: Global

Sub-Category: Soup

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