Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

I love trying out different vegetable combinations for soups, sweet potato is one such veggie I have never tried in my soups before. Primary reason is; that sweet potato is reserved for 'fast' days in my house and hence are very rarely purchased. Luckily I had some lying in the fridge, there was no 'fast' happening anytime soon and I was feeling adventurous :)
I combined it with some carrots to add to the creaminess along with a tomato to give it a slight tang. The result was a thick creamy soup. The best way to relish this is to soak a thick slice of garlic bread in the soup and slurrp it. If your looking at a mildly flavoured soup which is hassle free and filling you should try this one out!

Gauri Shirke


  1. 3 sweet potatoes large {approx 300 grams}
  2. 2 carrots medium {approx 100 grams}
  3. 1 tomato medium
  4. 1 onion medium
  5. 1 inch ginger piece of
  6. 1 tbsp olive oil ghee / butter
  7. 2 - 3 pods garlic finely chopped
  8. pepper Freshly ground
  9. Salt for seasoning
  10. Fresh cream for garnishing
  11. Coriander to garnish


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    Wash all the vegetables thoroughly under running water, once done set aside for 5 minutes to drain all the excess water.

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    Peel the sweet potato and chop into small pieces. Similarly, cut the carrots, onion and tomato into small pieces.

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    Cook all these in the pressure cooker for three whistles.

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    Remove from the cooker, and whizz it the the mixer to make it smooth.

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    If you want a smooth and creamy texture, strain this mixture through a fine sieve to remove the fiber {I had it just as it is}

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    In a pan, heat the olive-oil, once hot add the garlic, saute the garlic till its light brown in colour.

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    Then add the soup to it and let it simmer for 5 minutes.

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    Remove from the heat and garnish with some coriander and fresh cream.

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    Enjoy this with a some bread or plain steamed rice.

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