Spiced Carrot & Lentil soup

7 Sep


This soup is lovely for a rainy day.the colour is a vibrant orange and the spices gives it a little kick.

2,tbsp olive oil

1,large white onion , sliced

2 tsp cumin seeds

1tsp chilli flakes

600g carrots , ( I didn’t peel them )

200g red lentils

1L hot vegetable stock

140ml milk

Salt & pepper

Heat the oil in a large pan and sweat of the onion until softened . Add the spices and cook for a further 5 minutes, add the carrots and stock,boill for 30 minutes until the carrots are cooked. Stir in the milk then blend until smooth. Season to taste and then top with a tbsp of plain yoghurt and scatter over some sliced chillies.

Serves 4


One Response to “Spiced Carrot & Lentil soup”

  1. Alison F September 9, 2011 at 8:46 am #

    This sounds wonderful. I am going to try it this weekend (since the forecast is so miserable) but bet it won’t look as inviting as yours! Thank you for the recipe.

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