Creamy Broccoli Potato Soup with Coconut Milk

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MAKES 1½ litres

Soup Base

• 2½ cups fresh broccoli, roughly cut
• 1½ cups potatoes, roughly cut
• 3 cups water
• 1½ teaspoons rock salt
• 1 inch fresh ginger, grated
• ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder
• 1 cup coconut milk


• 1 cup fresh broccoli, roughly cut
• ½ carrot, cut into circles
• ¼ cup fresh coriander, chopped
• 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds


Prepare coconut milk.


Soup Base

1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Add the broccoli, potato and water. Cover the pot and let the vegetables cook for 20 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork tender.
2. Add the ginger to the saucepan and let it cook with the vegetables for another 3-4 minutes.
3. Remove the pot from the stove and use an immersion blender to puree the vegetables.
4. Add the salt and pepper and mix well.
5. Right before serving, add the coconut milk. Topping
6. Steam the broccoli and carrot until soft. Add to your soup, along with coriander and pumpkin seeds. Serve the soup warm.

Benefits of this Recipe:

  1. Nutrient-Rich: Packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants from fresh broccoli, potatoes, ginger, and coriander.
  2. Immune Boosting: The combination of nutrient-dense ingredients supports a healthy immune system, helping the body fight off infections and illnesses.
  3. Digestive Health: High fiber content from broccoli and potatoes promotes digestive regularity and gut health.
  4. Heart Healthy: Low in saturated fat and cholesterol, this soup supports heart health and may help lower cholesterol levels.
  5. Vegan-Friendly: Completely plant-based, this soup is suitable for vegans and vegetarians, offering a nutritious and satisfying meal option.
  6. Gluten-Free: Naturally gluten-free, this soup can be enjoyed by those with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease.
  7. Quick and Easy: With simple preparation steps, this soup is a convenient option for busy weeknights or as a quick meal during Ramadan.
  8. Creamy Texture: Coconut milk adds a creamy and luxurious texture to the soup, enhancing its flavor and richness.
  9. Versatile: You can easily customize this soup by adding your favorite herbs and spices or adjusting the toppings to suit your taste preferences.
  10. Satisfying: Packed with fiber and protein from the vegetables and coconut milk, this soup will keep you feeling full and satisfied long after you’ve finished eating.

Nutritional Value per Serving (approximate):

  • Calories: 250
  • Total Fat: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 600mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8g
  • Sugars: 5g
  • Protein: 6g

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