How to make Thai Sweet Potato Soup - The sweetness of sweet potatoes and the spiciness of Thai red curry paste blend well in this flavourful soup.

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Main Ingredients : Sweet potatoes (शक्करकंद), Thai red curry paste (थाई रेड करी पेस्ट)

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Soups

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Thai Sweet Potato Soup

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Thai Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

  • Sweet potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 2 medium

  • Thai red curry paste 1 tablespoon

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic cloves chopped 3-4

  • Onion chopped 1 small

  • Vegetable stock 1 cup

  • Thick coconut milk ½ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh basil sprig for garnishing


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. Add onion, mix and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 2

Add red curry paste and sauté for 1minute. Add sweet potato and vegetable stock, stir and bring to a boil.

Step 3

Switch off heat and blend the mixture to a puree. Strain into another non-stick pan and place it on heat.

Step 4

Add coconut milk and salt and mix well. Add more stock, if required, to adjust the consistency. Cook for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Garnish with basil sprig and serve hot.