Indian Spiced Carrot Soup with Ginger Recipe

Indian Spiced Carrot Soup with Ginger

Servings: 8


  • 2 teaspoon(s) coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon(s) yellow mustard seeds
  • 3 tablespoon(s) coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon(s) minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 cup(s) chopped onions
  • 4 cup(s) Carrots, peeled, thinly sliced into rounds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) finely grated lime peel
  • 5 cup(s) low-salt chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 3 squeezed fresh limes for juice
  • Plain yogurt (for garnish)


  1. Grind coriander and mustard seeds in spice mill to fine powder. Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add ground seeds and curry powder; stir 1 minute. Add ginger; stir 1 minute. Add next 3 ingredients. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; sauté until onions begin to soften, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add 5 cups broth; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer uncovered until carrots are tender, about 30 minutes. Cool slightly. Working in batches, puree in blender until smooth. Return soup to pot.
  4. Add more broth by 1/4 cupfuls if too thick. Stir in lime juice; season with salt and pepper. DO AHEAD: Can be made 1 day ahead. Cool slightly. Chill uncovered until cold, then cover and keep chilled.
  5. Rewarm before serving.
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