Gingered Carrot Soup

September 10, 2013

All you need is carrots, ginger and onions to make this nourishing, smooth and creamy soup.  A very tasty and nourishing dish that is very simple to make.  Perfect for days when you want to have a light yet fulfilling lunch.

mango, Salad, Ginger, radishGinger Carrot Soup

Simple and nourishing. Smooth and creamy.

Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 10 mins | Total time: 20 Mins | Serves: 2

  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • Bay leaf
  • 1  Clove
  • 4 medium sized carrots, peeled and sliced thin
  • 1 cup chopped white or yellow onion
  • 2 Tbsp  minced ginger
  • 2 cups water 
  • 1 Tbsp  Lime juice 
  • Chopped Coriander leaves for garnish
  • 2 Tbsp roasted and crushed peanuts
  • Salt to taste
  1. Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat. Add bay leaf and cloves. Once they sizzle remove it from the pan and add the onions. 
  2. Add the carrots once the onions turn translucent. Sauté them for a minute. Add little salt and water and cook until the carrots become tender and soft.
  3. Transfer it to a blender and purée until it is smooth and creamy. Check for seasoning and add a tbsp of lime juice. 
  4. Transfer it to a bowl and just before serving, garnish it with coriander, add some fried onions and crushed peanuts. 

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    1. Delicious soup, will definitely sooth my sore throat..

    2. That sounds like a great broth to have during winters! are so inviting..

    3. Soup looks so colourful and creamy...

    4. i see this in restaurant menus often but since they serve it chilled and I am not a fan of cold soups except for gazpacho so I never tried

    5. Look so delicious and healthy too.

    6. beautiful color and lovely the red color!!

    7. Simple and flavorful soup. Perfect for chilly nights.

    8. Colorful soup with the goodness of carrots.

    9. Very inviting Soup with a lovely colour!!

    10. This looks good, but I am wary of carrot in soups! But ginger might tempt me :)


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