Carrot and Coriander Soup recipe

Carrot and Coriander Soup

From Rohini Bajekal, Nutritionist

Instagram: @rohinibajekal



Good for:

Light meal


about 30mins


  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (optional)
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin powder
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 medium white potato, chopped small
  • 450g carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 5 cups vegetable stock
  • Salt (optional)
  • Bunch of fresh coriander leaves

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Heat the oil (or water) in a large pan. Add onion and garlic and sauté for 5 mins until softened.

Step 2

Add the ground cumin, ground coriander, pepper, and potato and cook for a minute.

Step 3

Add carrots and stock to the pan, bring to the boil, then reduce to simmer.

Step 4

Cover and cook for around 20 to 25 minutes until the carrots are tender.

Step 5

Let cool slightly and blend using an immersion blender or blend in a few batches with a blender or food processor adding almost all of the fresh coriander when you do so.

Step 6

Season to taste and garnish with some sprigs of coriander.

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