SWEET POTATO-CARROT-GINGER WINTER SOUP

Sweet potato-carrot-ginger winter soup

For a cold winter everyone needs something hot for the dinner. Here is a soup recipe that is popular amongst gluten-free food lovers. Kids will love this too. Try Sweet potato-ginger-carrot soup this winter. It is delicious and can be stored for 2-4 days. The taste gets better after a day or two!

Sweet potato diet is also good for weight watchers. It contains vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene). They are also a very good source of vitamin C, manganese, copper, pantothenic acid, and vitamin B6. And they are a good source of potassium, dietary fiber, niacin, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, and phosphorus.Carrots are highly nutritious and contain beta-carotene needed for tired eyes. They are also good source of fibers that helps in easy digestion.

Sweet potato-ginger-carrot soup recipe for serving 6 people. Calories/ cup approximately 89

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups peeled, diced sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup carrots
  • 1/4 cup cut peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced fine
  • 10-12 black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoons sugar
  • Salt as required

Preparation:

  • In a large pan add little oil of your choice, heat and add sweet potato, carrots, ginger, onion, cumin seeds and pepper and fry for few minutes (till pepper cracks)
  • In a container bring water to boil.
  • Transfer the fried contents from ingredients to water and cover the lid.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  • Take half of the sweet potato & carrot from the water, cool it and blend it until it turns smooth.
  • Add blended sweet potato back to the container.
  • Cook for few more minutes.
  • If you feel soup is thick, add little more water.
  • If you want little richness in the soup, then you can 1/4 cup coconut milk to soup while boiling.
  • Fry few cut onions and on top of the soup.
  • Serve soup hot with bread rolls or crackers.

Reference: http://www.care2.com/
Recipe: WerIndia.com

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