Vegetable Curry Soup

Preparation info
  • Makes 9 cups 2.25 l ) ;


    main-course servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

There are so many wonderful Indian vegetable curries that I didn’t think anything would be amiss in my adding a soup version. The colors are attractive and the seasonings not too hot. If desired, add some good yogurt.


  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon anise seed
  • ¼ teaspoon


Place all the spices and the hot peppers in a spice grinder or a mortar and grind to a powder.

In a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Stir in the spices, onion, and garlic and cook over medium heat, stirring, for 2 minutes, or until fragrant.

Stir in the tomato juice, 2 cups