Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Potato Bok Choy (Chinese Broccoli) Soup


This is a stylish soup. Agreed right?? The soup is stylishly made with US potatoes and stylishly presented in nice soup cups. Unlike the record holding Rasam/Indian pepper soup, generously poured over rice, mashed together and eaten for the finger licking goodness, you can't do that for this potato bok choy soup. You must stylishly scoop with a soup spoon and daintily drink or dip some toast and fill up your tummy.


Ingredients
3 medium size US potatoes
1 red onion - chopped
5 garlic - chopped
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp olive oil
1 bunch bok choy/Chinese broccoli - sliced thinly (or any other suitable leafy greens)
Pepper and salt for taste
Method
Saute onion and garlic in butter.
Add potatoes and stir for two minutes or so.
Pour 1 litre of water and simmer till potatoes are cooked.
Remove from heat and let it cool down.
Blend/purée to a thick purée.
Reheat the soup and add bok choy.
Season with salt.
Stir and simmer to heat through.
Dash in some pepper and olive oil before serving.
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30 comments:

  1. I love bok choy all sizes, gives a nice crunch in dishes, love the soup too. perfect pair with potatoes.

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  2. very healthy soup nava.. u have used all easily available ingredients..

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  3. looking so yummy..i love the bowl filled with yummy soup...

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  4. Another terrific idea from you. I never thought of doing it like this.

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  5. ivy sew http://simplybeautifulhealthyliving.blogspot.comAugust 7, 2013 at 10:45 PM

    Oh Nava, this is so yummy. Add some fresh button mushrooms and it would be great too :)

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  6. Beautiful presentation of a delicious soup, Nava!

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  7. This soup looks delicious :) I love me soups so I have to try this for sure :)

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  8. Sounds like a good healthy vegetable soup!

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  9. Delicious soup with easily available ingredients.. Love your soup bowl..

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  10. Wow that bowl of soup looks so hearty and comforting :)Perfect colour.

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  11. Love the soup and I am sure 1 tbsp butter with potato must taste heavenly.

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  12. A very comforting and a filling soup Nava, looks awesome...

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  13. Delicious creamy rich brocoli soup Nava Love it. For the cake I used both juice and beets.

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  14. soup is my comfortable dish. But I have never heard of this or tried this before. As I read, my eyes widen.. 'Blend/puree to a thick paste' - essentailly potatoe and 1 litre of water!? wow, never try this before!

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  15. soup looks super interesting and tempting

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  16. The soup looks delicious, healthy and filling.

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  17. Love this soup recipe...super delicious...

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  18. I never thought potato and bok choy together,looks creamy and warm,love the color :)

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  19. Looks tempting !..love the clicks,very cute :)

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  20. Hi! I'm so happy to come across your blog. I love Malaysia including the vegetarian foods. We stayed there few months and love it. I look forward to checking out your new posts!

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  21. interesting! I have only had them in stir fry or in plain soups. this will be interesting to whip out!

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  22. Wonderful and great recipe Nava.. Definitely a hearty meal :-)

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  23. That's a lovely combo that makes the soup healthy & thick.. Loved it :)

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  24. Lovely soup!! Perfect for cold rainy evenings!!

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  25. This is new to me I had herd of broccoli soup with and without cheese but not chinese broccoli interesting.

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  26. Truly stylish and interesting... Loved it

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