We enjoyed Leek and Potato soup today. Leek which belong to Onion group have subtle and sweet compared to onions. Potato made the soup creamy, while leek added nice subtle flavor to the soup. I googled around to find overwhelming number of recipes for this combination. My version with the available ingrediants in my pantry :
I added :
Leek : 2 , I used white and half of the green part
Potato : 1
Garlic : 1 clove, chopped into fine pieces
Vegetable Stock Cube : 1/2 cube
Olive Oil : 1tbsp
Water around 1 liter
How to make :
1. Wash Leeks and chop them into 1" pieces. I have used white portion and half of green portion.
2. Discarded the upper portion of the greens.
3.Wash and peel potato, dice them into small pieces.
4.Heat O.oil in a wok, sautéed leeks, potatoes and chopped garlic.
5.Add 400 mlwater, stock cube and bring it to boil. Cover and cook for 5 min or till potatoes are fork tender. Let it cool
6.Take the above mix of liquids n solids in a blender and blend them in batches till it forms a smooth paste.
7.Transfer it to your soup pot, Add sufficient water and adjust the soup consistency. Add salt and pepper powder and warm the soup. Serve hot with any accompaniment of your choice.