Sweet Potato and Spring Onion Soup

Sweet Potato and Spring Onion Soup

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The sweet potato and spring onion soup is much more than a flavourful appetiser. It is actually a sumptuous meal in its own right. Energy-giving and wholesome sweet potatoes are combined with aromatic spring onions in this delectable soup, which gathers its rich texture and mouth-feel from a cuppa of milk and oodles of fresh cream. It is a wonderful selection for kids as well as elders as it not only satiates hunger but also gives enough energy to handle the action-packed day.

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Sweet Potato and Spring Onion Soup recipe - How to make Sweet Potato and Spring Onion Soup

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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1 1/2 cups sweet potato (shakarkand) cubes
1/2 cup finely chopped spring onions whites (with 1” green stem)
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1 cup milk
2 tbsp fresh cream
salt to taste
1/4 tsp freshly ground black peppercorns (kalimirch) to taste

For The Garnish
1 tbsp spring onion greens
  1. Combine the sweet potato, spring onions and 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Blend in a mixer to a smooth puree and strain the mixture using a strainer. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the plain flour and cook on a slow flame for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the milk , mix well and cook on a slow flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring continuously with the help of a whisk.
  6. Add the sweet potato-spring onion mixture, cream, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a slow flame for another 4 to minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve immediately garnished with spring onion greens.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy180 cal
Protein3.4 g
Carbohydrates20.6 g
Fiber2.4 g
Fat8.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A246.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.5 mg
Vitamin C17.1 mg
Folic Acid4 mcg
Calcium140.7 mg
Iron0.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium42.4 mg
Potassium294.4 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

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