Creamy Cauliflower Soup (Thai Style)
1 tbsp olive oil
3 lemongrass stalk
4 kaffir lime leaves
1 inch piece of ginger or galangal, chopped
3 cloves of garlic
1 onion, chopped
1 large cauliflower cut in small pieces
5 cups vegetable stock
Sea salt to taste
Red chili to taste
Black pepper to taste
Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook until they begin to turn golden. Add the cauliflower and cook for about 2 minutes then add in the stock, lemongrass, lime leaves, ginger (or galangal), garlic, red chili, salt and pepper to taste and bring to a boil. Let it simmer for about 30 minutes. Cauliflower should be tender. Puree the soup using a hand held blender until smooth. Serves 4-5.
If you like spicy soups you will love this one!