Curried Carrot Soup

Even though I love soups and salads, there are hardly any recipes featured on this blog of mine. It is mainly because I don’t have a family who are really soup and salad friendly. I guess that’s with many Indian households, where salads and soups are never a part of our eating culture. Whenever we dine out, I make it a point to have soup first along with the salads, but at home, laziness drags me to not make it all for myself.

 

I had quite a bit of carrots in the fridge and I was plain lazy one night – what a combination! I gave a call to HD, “Hmm… I am feeling lazy to cook dinner. Would some carrot soup do?” There was a long silence on the other side of the phone, before I got an affirmative reply. So excitedly, I kept browsing on my phone and zeroed down on this delicious soup which hardly takes any time to make and is perfect for the cold and lazy nights… πŸ™‚Β Recipe adapted from here

 

Updated on 05/06/2014… linking it to SJ’s and Sonal’s Soups with SS event…

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Curried Carrot Soup

Course Soups
Cuisine Continental
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3
Author Rafeeda

Ingredients

  • 2 large carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 4 shallots chopped
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • 600 ml water
  • 2 stock cubes
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves to garnish

Instructions

  • Heat the olive oil in a pressure cooker. Add the chopped shallots and saute till soft.
  • Add in the curry powder and paprika powder and saute till the color becomes slightly dark.
  • Now add all the other ingredients, close the lid and cook for three whistles on medium flame.
  • Switch off and allow the pressure to go by itself.
  • Open the lid and blend the carrot pieces using a hand blender till smooth. Adjust salt if required. Pour into bowls, garnish with coriander leaves and serve it warm!!!

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  1. Yummy comforting soup and really i posted soup recipes an year ago exactly.will do it after seeing your post

    1. We hardly make soups, dun we? Thanks a lot, Ramya…

  2. Tasty colourful carrot soup. Slurp…. mmmm Yummy.

    1. Thank you so much Eliza…

  3. Soup sounds so delicious dear…i'll try with veg version πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much Preeti…

    1. Thank you so much Beulah…

  4. Yummy soup dear…the chicken stocks adds in more taste and flavour.

    1. Thank you so much Gloria…

  5. Great soup!! Perfect for winters…

    1. Thank you so much Pankthi…

  6. MMmmmmm.. such a bowl full of hot soup, perfect for the chilled days here.. πŸ™‚ Curried carrot soup sounds great.. Would replace chicken stock with veg stock

    1. Yes u can, Sangee… πŸ™‚ Thanks a lot…

    1. Thank you so much Priya…

  7. wow wat a co incidence.. i too have posted a soup in my space today.. do chk it out..

    1. I did check that out, Smitha… was a good one…

  8. Such a hot comforting bowl………..very inviting and appetizing!

    1. Thank you so much Sanoli…

    1. Thank you so much Kalpana…

  9. delicious, even in my house nobody takes soups, so its just left out…

    1. Thank you so much Razina…

  10. such an comforting and inviting soup πŸ™‚ very very delicious one !!

    1. Thank you so much Manjula… πŸ™‚

  11. A very healthy and tasty soup.Would love to try it for sure.

    1. Thank you so much Aysha…

  12. Will share this recipe with my son as he simply loves carrot soup and where he is, its pretty cold at the moment πŸ™‚

    1. It's perfect for the cold… thanks a lot Mayuri… πŸ™‚

  13. Burpp.. i had a bowl full yummm..

    1. Love that comment, Preethachechi…

    1. Thank you so much Lisha…

  14. healthy n delicious soup..

    1. Thank you so much Divya…

  15. Def soups dont play a major part in our households .I too like soups but not often as u say …I tried carrot soup but with a diff way …Ur version seems to be awesome …

    1. I wish I could make soups everyday, if people would drink them!!! Thanks a lot, Sathya…

  16. very healthy and filling soup sis…

    1. Thank you so much Priya…

  17. great healthy soup for winter…

    1. Thank you so much Bhawna…

  18. Healthy one……the option here…..I have some carrots…Will try dis definitely……..

    1. Thank you so much Remya…

  19. I can imagine the comfort of sipping that hot bowl of soup… I too want a bowl of soup Rafee…like right now πŸ™

    1. Edutholu, Anupa… Thanks a lot dear… πŸ™‚

  20. Love the carrot shallot combo. Super comfort and yummy soup.

    1. Thank you so much Vidya…

  21. Soup hmm I am in the mood for some right now…but I cannot have that instead of supper though..the giant inside me starts to growl at night.

    1. Thankfully I don't get hungry at night and soups really help… thank u so much meena dear…

    1. Thank you so much Shama…

  22. Healthy soup..Tempting

    1. Thank you so much Shobana…

  23. A comforting bowl of soup…looks good

    1. Thank you so much Kaveri…

  24. healthy and nutritious soup πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much Monu… πŸ™‚

  25. healthy and a comforting soup

    1. Thank you so much Ruxana…

  26. Mmm … I want that soup now, it's so cold outside!

    1. Thank you so much Ambreen… it's all urs!

  27. Hello,
    The recipe uses chicken stock cubes so this becomes a non veg base soup. I am sorry that you cannot bring this soup to the event or unless you add a vegetarian option, highlighting its use.
    I hope you can modify the post for the event. It is a purely vegetarian event!
    Sonal @ simplyvegetarian777

    1. Hi Sonal… I've updated the post just to show it as stock cubes… I had used chicken stock cubes, whichever cubes are used is OK as it is only used like a flavor enhancer… hope it is fine for you now!

    2. Absolutely fine now :). Thanks!
      Sonal

  28. This is WOW!!! I never added curry powder in any soup… But this is a must try πŸ™‚ Love carrot soup so obviously, I'm gonna love this!!! Thanks for bringing it to our event, Rafee πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much Shruti… so glad u loved the entry… πŸ™‚

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