This delicious carrot and coriander soup is perfect to warm you up on a cold winter’s day. It contains warming ginger, coriander, cumin and turmeric spices. Furthermore it is my favourite soup. It is soothing and sweet and perfect for when you need a dose of orange in your life!
1tbsp Coconut Oil
1 Sweet Potato
1inch Fresh Root Ginger
1tsp Ground Turmeric
1 tsp Ground Cumin
1tsp Ground Coriander
125g Red Split Lentils
1000ml Filtered Water
Handful Fresh Coriander
1/4tsp Pink Crystal Salt
1/4tsp Black Pepper
Firstly melt the coconut oil in a large pan on a medium heat. Next chop up the onion and fry for for a few minutes until it is glassy in appearance. Now add the chopped garlic, turmeric, cumin, coriander spices and salt and pepper. Stir together.
Now pour in the litre of water.
Next add in the chopped carrots and diced sweet potato. Now pour in the lentils.
Next cover and bring to the boil. Then reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 25 minutes.
Pour into a blender, ideally a Vitamix and blend until smooth.
Finally pour into a bowl and season with salt and black pepper. Best served warm with a slice of toasted bread.