- 1 Onion, Chopped
- 1 Tomato, Chopped
- 1 Potato, Diced
- 2 Tbsp Oil
- 3 Cloves Garlic
- 1 Inch Ginger
- 8 Curry Leaves
- 1 Bay Leaf
- 1 Tsp Peppercorns
- 1 Tsp Coriander Seeds
- 1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
- 2 Tsp Madras Curry Powder
- 1 Stalk Celery, Chopped
- ½ Cup Basmati Rice, Soaked
- ½ Cup Coconut Milk
- 2 Tsp Lime Juice
- 2 Tbsp Coriander Stems, Chopped
Prep: 20 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
- Take a dry pan and dry roast some curry leaves, peppercorns and coriander seeds.
- Put Garlic, Ginger, coriander stems, the roasted Curry leaves, Peppercorns and coriander seeds in a blender and make a smooth paste.
- Heat up the pot and add some oil. Add onions and add a pinch of salt to fasten the cooking process.
- When the onions become translucent, add tomatoes into the pot and let it cook for a while.
- After a few minutes, add the potatoes and cook it for about 5 minutes.
- Add turmeric powder and Madras curry powder to the pan and let the spices cook for 3-4 minutes.
- Add paste prepared into the pan and let this cook.
- Add some stock now and stir well. Add your pre- soaked rice. Add salt to taste into the pan and let it cook until the rice is al dente.
- Blend the whole mixture. Sieve it back into a clean pot and then bring it to a boil. Add More stock if required to thin down the soup.
- Lower the heat and add some coconut milk into the pot, cook it for about 4-5 minutes. Then add some lime juice into it, cook for 1 more minute and then plate it in a serving bowl. Garnish with coriander leaves and coconut milk. Serve hot.