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Asian Inspired Kumara Soup



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Asian Inspired Kumara Soup

  • 1 brown onion, peeled and quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 stalk lemongrass (white part only), roughly chopped
  • 3 centimetre piece fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 small red birds eye chillies, halved and de-seeded
  • 20 g canola or vegetable oil
  • 800 g Kumara (sweet potato) peeled and chopped
  • 800 g vegetable stock
  • 180 g light coconut milk
  • 3-4 sprigs fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Salt and ground pepper
  • sliced red chillies and coriander leaves, to garnish

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place onion, garlic, lemongrass, ginger and chillies into TM bowl and chop for 3 secs, speed 7. Scrape down sides of bowl and repeat if neccesary.

  2. Add oil and saute for 3 mins, at 100°C, on speed 1.

  3. Add kumara and chop for 5-8 secs, on speed 6.

  4. Add stock and cook for 20 mins, at 100°C, on speed 1, placing basket instead of MC on TM lid, to avoid splashing.

  5. Once cooked, place MC in lid and blend for 20-30 secs, increasing speed gradually up to speed 9.

  6. Add coconut milk, coriander and lime juice and stir for 5 secs on speed 3. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

  7. Serve in bowls, garnished with extra chillies and corriander


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This soup thickens on standing, add extra stock if needed.

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  • Just beautiful - just the right amount of zing..I...

    Submitted by brenz1 on 14. May 2019 - 14:13.

    Just beautiful - just the right amount of zing..I added vege stock paste and 800ml water instead of liquid stock. will def make again, thankyou

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  • fantastic! I reduced stock to

    Submitted by kt4444 on 17. September 2015 - 21:08.

    fantastic! I reduced stock to 500mls and used a 400ml can of coconut milk. I also put the milk in at the same time as the stock. also added a spoonful of red curry paste. No lemongrass. really easy too thanks

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