Spicy Carrot and Lentil Soup

Spiced carrot and lentil soup

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Check out our simple red lentil soup recipe with lightly spiced curried carrots. This veggie soup is easy to make and under 300 calories


Make this spiced carrot and lentil soup, then check out our spiced lentil soup, carrot and coriander souptomato soup and more warming soup recipes.



  • groundnut oil 2 tbsp
  • onions 2, diced
  • carrots 500g, diced
  • mild curry powder 1 tbsp
  • red lentils 4 tbsp
  • vegetable stock 1.5 litres
  • cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • coconut yogurt or natural yogurt 4 tbsp
  • coriander a small bunch, leaves picked


  • Step 1

    Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a large pan and soften the onions and carrots for 10 minutes. Add the curry powder and fry for 2 minutes before adding the lentils and stock. Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes until the carrots are tender and lentils soft. Season with pepper and a little salt if it needs it.

  • Step 2

    Take off the heat and blend until smooth using a stick blender (or blend in a food processor then pour back into the pan to reheat).

  • Step 3

    Heat the rest of the oil in a small frying pan then sizzle the cumin seeds until golden and fragrant.

  • Step 4

    Top each bowl of soup with a spoonful of yogurt, the cumin seeds and a sprinkle of coriander leaves.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 252
  • Fat 8.6g
  • Saturates 2g
  • Carbs 30g
  • Sugars 19.2g
  • Fibre 10.2g
  • Protein 8.6g
  • Salt 1.1g