Carrot and Coriander Winter Soup

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Since moving to Scotland I've become addicted to this has such a unique flavour the carrot and coriander (aka cilantro or chinese parsley) compliment each other incredibly well. This version of the recipe comes "fae a wifie in Edinbura" (from a lady in Edinburgh).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry onions with pepper and garam masala.
  2. Boil carrots separately until soft,drain carrots and return to pot.
  3. Add stock and onion mixture, let it cool, then blend with a handmixer or blender.
  4. Add fresh chopped coriander and serve with naan bread on the side.
Most Helpful

Very good soup, quickly and easily prepared, economical. I used Roasted Garam Masala, and unfortunately I didn't have fresh coriander, so took some coriander paste and swirled it through before serving, a marvellous blend of flavours.
As garnish, I used fried pita bread chips, a garnish borrowed from It's Winter Lentil Soup (Egyptian-Shorbaat Aads), absolutely wonderful, a must-try!
Thanks for a lovely dinner, Amanda!

Karen Elizabeth January 20, 2011

Just made this for the first time and it's got a really good flavour - garam masala works well. I found the fresh coriander a little unappetising, although the flavour was good.

Boo L October 27, 2008

This is delicious! An interesting blend of flavors with just a little bite to it. I've never used garam masala before, but it works wonderfully in this soup. The fresh coriander just puts it over the top!

Elisa72 April 10, 2007