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Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Curried Yam Soup


          An unusual soup prepared with yam in a curried form. A delicious and a refreshing soup that comes from the addition of some kaffir lime leaves. It can be had as a light meal anytime of the day along with some bread sticks. Have this aromatic and healthy soup with a dash of lime. Please check for a step by step method with pictures to prepare it.





  • 1 cup yam, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. roasted coriander-cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp. red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garam masala powder
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 10-12 kaffir lime leaves (opt)
  • 3 cups water.
  • juice of 1/2 lime


          Heat oil in a pan and saute the onions till light brown. Now add the ginger-garlic paste and all the powdered spices (except salt) mixed with 2 tbsp. water.

          Saute till the oil separates. Add the tomatoes and continue to saute till completely mashed up. Add salt, chopped yam and lime leaves. Saute till well combined.

          Add 3 cups water and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles. When cool, discard the lime leaves and blend it. Just before serving, heat through and add lime juice. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with bread sticks for a wholesome meal.





                           Heat oil and saute the onions till light brown.



                           Add the ginger-garlic paste and all the powdered spices (except salt) mixed
                           with water. Saute till oil separates.




                            Add chopped tomatoes and saute well ........



                           till completely mashed up.



                           Add the chopped yam and ........



                           kaffir lime leaves and salt. Add 3 1/2 cups water and boil.












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