Even I didn't know that this soup is going to be so yummy. If you don't like cabbage then don't add it but it does add a hell a lot of delicious texture!


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup of chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 tin of tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 4 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 small cabbage, shredded
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1 cup of peas


  • In a large pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the pepper flakes, onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until beginning to soften, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic, ground cumin, curry powder and cook, stirring, about 1 minute.
  • Add the vegetable broth, coconut milk, tomato sauce, tomato paste, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  • Put potatoes, cabbage, peas and carrots into your slow cooker. Add the lime juice. Cover and cook over night on low heat. Serve warm on top of white rice.