Indian Carrot & Yogurt Soup

Preparation info
  • Servings:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 20

Appears in
Silk Road Cooking: A Vegetarian Journey

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2000

  • About

This soup is popular throughout the Spice Route region that linked India to the Silk Road.


  • ¼ cup vegetable oil, butter or ghee
  • 1 tablespoon black mustard seeds


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large, heavy-base pot until very hot. Add the mustard seeds and cook for 20 seconds or until the seeds stop crackling (keep a lid handy to stop the seeds from jumping out of the pot). Add the curry leaves, onion, garlic, ginger, chili, bell p