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Beetroot and Coconut Soup

Beetroot and Coconut Soup


1) 2 small onions, sliced
2) Olive oil
3) 1 carrot, chopped
4) 1/2 tsp minced ginger
5) 1 green chilli, chopped
6) 1 lemongrass, chopped
7) 5-6 lime leaves
8) 1 beetroot, chopped
9) 1 Tbsp rice vinegar/ white vinegar/ white wine
10) 250 ml vegetable stock
11) Season with salt and pepper
12) 1 small (about 200 ml) tetra pack of coconut milk
13) 1 Tbsp cream


1) In a pot heat some olive oil and add the onions.
2) Add to that some minced ginger. Stir.
3) Add the green chillies, lemon grass, lime leaves and mix all well.
4)Add the beetroot now. Mix well.
5)Add some vinegar.
6)Add the stock now.
7)You can buy stock cubes from departmental stores or make stock at home too. You can add more veggies also if you wish to.
8)Adjust the stock according to your vegetables.
9)Add some salt and pepper.
10)Add the coconut milk and mix.
11)Let it simmer for about 10 minutes.
12)Then put in a blender and blend.
13)Add some cream and fresh herbs to garnish.