RECIPE

Easy Carrot ginger soup recipe

The soup is warm, hearty and packed with spicy ginger and creamy coconut.

In Summary

•The soup is warm, hearty and packed with spicy ginger and creamy coconut.

Carrot and ginger soup
Carrot and ginger soup
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With this cold Nairobi weather, there is nothing that will slurp like a hot carrot ginger soup.

The soup is warm, hearty and packed with spicy ginger and creamy coconut.

  • 10 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced or pressed
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh or frozen ginger
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4-5 cups vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 cup coconut milk (or heavy cream)
  • Greek yogurt or coconut yogurt for garnish

Preparation

Step 1

Using a large pot over medium heat and add the vegetable oil and cook the carrots, onions and garlic.

Step 2

Grate some ginger over the mixture and stir. Add in a pinch of salt and pepper and add the vegetable stock. Cover and simmer until soft.

Step 3

Remove it from the heat and puree using a blender while it's hot. This will help give you a nice smooth texture

Step 4

Return the puree to the sufuria and add the can of coconut milk (or milk/cream of your choice).

Step 5

Combine the mixture, then add more salt and pepper, to your taste.

Step 6

Ladle the soup into bowls and serve with a dollop of sour cream, Greek yogurt, coconut yogurt or a swirl of cream (or coconut cream).

Enjoy with bread, naan, or serve as appetizer.