Warm your soul with this spicy Indian tomato soup. Extraordinary flavorful and soothing, this soup is perfect to comfort you when it is getting chilly outside or you are not feeling your best. All the spices like cumin seeds, turmeric and grounded coriander pack a mighty fragrant punch and have exceptional healing powers. Peppery taste of the soup will clear out your stuffy nose in no time at all. This soup is also vegan, gluten-free and soy-free.
Most of the flavors and aromas come from the wonderful spices that are used in the soup.
One of them is turmeric. It has powerful medicinal compounds and is delicately aromatic with scents of orange and ginger. It also adds just a stunning orange color to the dish. Cumin has rich, nutty pungency that is a perfect compliment to the acidity of the tomato. Coriander seed is sweet and toasty with a warm aroma and flavor. It rounds up the seasoning mix for the soup.
Onions, carrots and garlic serve as a base for the soup. They are cooked in oil with spices until fragrant and then blended in a blender together with tomatoes. If you are longing for a creamier soup texture, you can add cashews or pumpkin seeds while blending.
This soup is so easy and quick to make and a perfect alternative for your standard tomato soup. Great for serving with grilled cheese sandwiches on the side for a complete, cozy meal. It is satisfying, warming you from the inside out, and vey light and bright at the same time. Made from the basic ingredients that anyone has in their pantry this nourishing soup can be put together in a matter of minutes. No complicated prep required or hard to find ingredients. But don’t let the short ingredient list fool you. This soup has dynamite flavors and is delicious.