Carrot, sweet potato and coconut soup

Carrot, sweet potato and coconut soup



  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • 500ml water
  • 5 medium carrots, peeled and chopped into chunks
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped into chunks
  • 250ml coconut milk


Heat oil in a heavy-based pan, sauté onion until soft. 

Add curry powder, sauté 1 minute.

Add chicken stock, water, carrot chunks and sweet potato chunks.

Simmer on a low heat until vegetables are soft.

Add coconut milk and puree mixture with a stick blender or in a food processor.

Reheat gently.

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Serving Suggestions


  • Serve with a cob of crusty bread and butter.
  • Pumpkin works equally well if you're out of sweet potato. 
  • This recipe was created by Alana House for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder. You can follow Alana at Housegoeshome and on Twitter.

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