Carrot Soup

November 20, 2014 Kids BaySoups  11 comments

Soups are always comforting during a cold/rainy day. Winter is already here and we are really craving to have something hot these days. This carrot soup is a satisfying and flavourful soup. Packed with the goodness of carrots, this creamy soup is filling too. Kids would definitely love it. Its a good way to include some wholesome veggies to your diet. Its an easy one pot soup making it a no stress, no mess recipe.

Now to the recipe…

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[Preparation Time – 10 mins : Cooking Time- 15 mins]

Ingredients:

  • Carrots – 5 
  • Onion – 1
  • Garlic – 4
  • Coriander leaves – handful
  • Butter – 1 tbsp
  • Almonds- 4 to 5 (optional)
  • Salt – as needed
  • Pepper powder – as needed

Method:

  • Peel and slice carrots, chop onions roughly and chop garlic finely. Keep this ready. Heat a pressure cooker with butter. Once it melts add chopped garlic and saute till raw smell goes off. Add chopped onions and saute.

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  • Add sliced carrots, coriander leaves and almonds if using(I used blanched almonds). Saute for a minute, add salt and pour water upto immersing level. Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles.

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  • Once the pressure releases,strain the veggies in a strainer to get rid of the excess water. Let it cool completely. Take a mixer and add the cooled ingredients to it.

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  • Blend it until smooth. In the same pressure cooker add the pureed veggies and the strained water from the last step and bring it just to a boil. Add pepper powder as per your taste and mix.

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Yummy and creamy Carrot Soup is ready.

Serve hot as is or with bread sticks.

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Tips:

  1. U can skip butter and add oil if u prefer.
  2. Adding almonds is purely optional. It did give a rich and creamy texture to the carrot soup.
  3. Adjust pepper according to your taste buds, as this carrot soup will be mildly sweet.
  4. U can add a dash of fresh cream before serving.

11 comments to Carrot Soup

  • marudhuskitchen  says:

    Creamy carrot hot soup…kids will love it have it any time

  • Nalini Somayaji  says:

    healthy carrot soup

  • Nalini Somayaji  says:

    well explained healthy carrot soup

  • Sathya @Mykitchenodyssey  says:

    I was about to ask is this soup sweet, u said it in the note.May be i can try adding little green chili while preparing .Yummy colourful soup

  • Jeena  says:

    Buttery, rich and creamy soup, Really a must try, sooner in my agenda…Nice

  • sudha  says:

    Healthy & well explained soup………..looks awesome.

  • Sujaramkumar  says:

    Very soothing and tummy friendly recipe!!!

  • Priya  says:

    Colorful soup,perfect for this season

  • sona  says:

    Healthy and comforting soup!

  • Bernard  says:

    This is a great post. I like your flavor combination. They said that carrot doesn’t lose its nutrients in any cooking method. I prefer carrot soup among other veggie option. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

  • Reginald @bestbreadmakeronline.com  says:

    I have to say I can’t live without soup, thanks very much for your useful tips.

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