Peas and Potato Soup with Salsa Recipe

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Peas and Potato Soup with Salsa
  • Chef: Sanjeev Kapoor
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

The peas give a texture to the soup while the wholesomeness of potato binds the whole dish together. A soup perfect for when you come back home from a tiresome day at work.

Ingredients of Peas and Potato Soup with Salsa

  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ medium onion
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup milk
  • Melba toast as required
  • Fresh mint sprig for garnishing
  • For the Mango salsa
  • ½ ripe mango, peeled
  • 4-5 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice

How to Make Peas and Potato Soup with Salsa

  • 1.1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Slice onion and add to the pan and sauté till translucent.
  • 2.2. Add green peas, bay leaf and mix well.
  • 3.3. Cut potatoes in small cubes and add to the pan. Add salt and toss well.
  • 4.4. Add 1 cup water and cook till potatoes are done.
  • 5.5. Discard bay leaf from the potato mixture and switch off the heat, strain, cool and grind the solids with milk to a smooth puree.
  • 6.6. Heat this puree in another deep non-stick pan.Add the strained stock and mix well and let the soup come to a boil.
  • 7.7. Finely chop mint leaves and mango and put into a bowl. Add red chilli, brown sugar, salt and lemon juice and mix well.
  • 8.8. Spread the mango salsa on melba toast.
  • 9.9. Transfer into a soup bowl, garnish with salsa topped melba toast and mint sprig and serve hot.