Smoked Aubergine Soup

Smoked Aubergine Soup veg

From   Style Chef
easy

Prep: 25 minutes

cook

Cook: 15 minutes

easy

Method: Easy

snack

Course: Soup

Soup

Type: Fusion

Roasted aubergines have a super flavour of their own which is very palatable

Ingredients

  • Medium aubergines 2
  • Light olive oil 3 tbsps
  • Onions, chopped 4 tbsps
  • Garlic, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Leeks, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Celery, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Vegetable stock 2 cups
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepeprcorns, crushed to taste
  • Fresh cream 1 cup
  • Thin strips of green capsicum to garnish
  • Thin strips of red capsicum to garnish

Methods

  • Roast the aubergines on direct flame till their skin gets charred. Cool, peel and mash them and put them in a bowl.
  • Heat 2 tbsps olive oil in a deep non-stick pan, add onions, garlic, leeks and celery and saute till fragrant.
  • Add turmeric powder, aubergine and 1 cup vegetable stock and mix well. Bring the mixture to a boil. Take the pan off the heat and set aside to cool.
  • Transfer the mixture into a blender jar and blend to a smooth puree.
  • Pour the puree back into the pan, add salt and crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Add remaining stock and mix well. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Add cream and mix well. Take the pan off the heat.
  • Transfer the soup into a serving bowl, garnish with strips of green and red capsicums and serve hot.