Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is a smooth, mellow soup that can be served hot or cold. If you like, you can add cooked rice or noodles to the finished soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add leek and garlci.
  2. Cook, stirring frequently, 3 minutes.
  3. Add small amounts of water if necessary, about a tablespoon at a time, to keep from sticking.
  4. Add broth, carrots, cumin and bay leaf. Bring mixture to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 45 minutes or until carrots are tender. Remove and discard bay leaf.
  5. Working in small batches, puree soup, then return to saucepan. Stir in lemon juice and sugar.
  6. Serve hot or cold.
Most Helpful

Nice, easy recipe. It was good but no *wow* factor for us, though. I think it was a little one sided with just the cumin. The leek offered great flavor. Made for Aussie Swap 2/13.

Elmotoo February 28, 2013