Sore throat? Make healthy ginger and carrot soup

The soup is packed with spicy ginger and creamy coconut

In Summary

•It can be prepared as a snack or appetiser.

•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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Carrot ginger soup is a warm, hearty and packed with spicy ginger and creamy coconut to relieve colds.


  • 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


Step 1

Place a large pot over medium heat and add the vegetable oil.

Add 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 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 or 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 an appetiser.

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