Spicy potato soup

Spicy potato soup

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins


Serves 4 - 6
A substantial winter soup by Gary Rhodes that packs a bit of a punch

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian


  • kcal-
  • fat-
  • saturates-
  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
  • salt-
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  • 2 tbsp sunflower or groundnut oil
  • knob of butter



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 large onion



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 tbsp medium curry powder
  • 2 large baking potato, cut into roughly 1cm cubes
  • 500ml milk



    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 1 - 2 tsp mango chutney (optional)
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves (optional)


  1. Warm the oil and butter together in a saucepan and add the chopped onion. Cover with a lid and cook over a medium heat for a few mins before adding the curry powder. Add the potato and continue to cook for a further 5-10 mins.

  2. Pour the milk and 500ml water over the potatoes, then sprinkle in the vegetable stock cube. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15-20 mins until the potatoes are completely tender. Season with a pinch of salt and blitz in a blender until smooth. For a slightly sweet touch, add the mango chutney, a teaspoon at a time to suit your taste, liquidising until smooth. Divide the soup into bowls, finishing with the coriander leaves if you have them.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2007
BBC GoodFood Magazine

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Comments (31)

ljwarrington's picture

filling and warming. very nice and easy.

carolinehire's picture

Hi there,
Thanks to all of you for pointing out the lack onf ingredients. It looks like a gremlin's been in our system and stolen them. Thanks to mom shakes for putting up the ingredients in the meantime, we've now reinstated them so hopefully you can all get on and enjoy this delicious soup!
Caroline and the bbcgoodfood.com team.

ronayne's picture

A really different and fabulous soup. A couple of friends have already taken copies of the recipe.

momshakespeare's picture

I have a friends December issue and ingredients are as follows
2 Tbsp sunflower or groundnut oil
knob of butter
1 large onion
1 Tbsp med curry powder
2 lrg baking potatoes cut into roughly 1cm/half inch cubes
500ml milk
1 veg stock cube
1-2 tsp mango chutney (optional)
1 Tbsp coriander leaves (optional)
Hope this helps!

blue_sphere's picture

No ingredients for the recipe - could guess them but still would need to know quantities.

helenburke's picture

no ingredients.

helenburke's picture

no ingredients.

suescafe's picture

Would love to try making this soup, do we make up the ingredients as we go along!!

stephanie123's picture

thought I was going mad until I scrolled down and realised it wasn't my lack of computor skills..there are NO ingredients shown ...

grapefruitmoons's picture

hi mrs watto ... i can't find them either! ah, well, and it looked like quite an interesting recipe too ....

Wattowonder's picture

There are no ingredients listed for this recipe! Does anyone know what they are?


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