Spicy carrot and ginger soup
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
 
Indian inspired spicy carrot and ginger soup. Light, creamy and flavoured by cumin and bay leaf.
Ingredients
  • Carrots: 2 cups (chopped)
  • Onion / Spring onion : ¾ cup (chopped)
  • Ginger : 2 tsp (minced)
  • Cream / Yogurt : 2-3 tbsp
  • Bay leaf : 1
  • Cumin powder : ½ tsp
  • Red chilli powder : ½ tsp or more
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive oil : 1 tbsp
  • Cilantro to garnish
  • Vegetable stock or water : 3 cups
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a soup pot.
  2. Throw in the onions or spring onions and ginger. Let them sweat for a while. Do not brown them.
  3. Add the carrots, salt, bay leaf, cumin and red chilli powder and saute for couple of minutes or more.
  4. Add the vegetable stock or water, lower the heat and let it cook for 15 to 20 minutes on low heat till the carrots become tender.
  5. Remove the bay leaf and blend the soup with immersion blender or standing blender till it becomes creamy and thick.
  6. Return the soup to heat and gently reheat it. Do not bring it to boil.
  7. Check the seasonings. Add the cream or yogurt.
  8. Whisk it untill it blends well.
  9. Ladle the soup into bowl and garnish with cilantro leaves or ginger sticks and serve warm.
Recipe by saffronstreaks at https://saffronstreaks.com/recipes/spicy-carrot-and-ginger-soup/