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Bombay Potato & Leek Soup

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  • Easy
  • Serves 3 - 4
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Time: 30 min
  • Easy
  • Serves 3 - 4

Love the taste of Bombay potatoes? If so, you will love this soup! Combining the classic potato and leek soup with the delicious taste of India, this easy to make and uniquely spiced soup is thick and wholesome and packed with flavour.


Bombay Potato & Leek Soup

  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped into small cubes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large leeks, trimmed and chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • A thumb-sized piece of ginger, finely sliced
  • 1 red chilli, finely sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp Herbamare® Bouillon vegetable stock, dissolved in 1 ltr boiling water
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp cardamom seeds
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • Herbamare® Spicy seasoning salt, to season
  • Black pepper, to season
  • 1 handful fresh coriander, plus extra to garnish

How to make Bombay Potato & Leek Soup


1. Par-boil the potatoes, for approximately 5 minutes, then drain.

2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, then add in the leeks and onion, ginger, chilli and garlic and fry until softening.

3. Place the potatoes in a large pot with the leek mix and the Herbamare® Bouillon vegetable stock.

4. Season with the herbs, spices, tomato paste, Herbamare® Spicy seasoning salt and black pepper.

5. Add fresh coriander.

6. Bring to the boil and simmer until the potatoes are soft, approximately 20 minutes.

7. Garnish with fresh coriander.

This recipe is full of goodness

  • Rich in potassium
  • Contains iron and vitamins C and B6
  • A good source of carbohydrates and dietary fibre

Potatoes are one of the best natural sources of potassium, which helps to promote good circulation. Additionally, rich in vitamin B6, potatoes are also thought to stabilise mood and are linked with good brain function.

About Rachel

Rachel is an avid cook who has a passion for creating healthy meals and treats for her friends and family to enjoy and now you can enjoy them too.

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