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Samosa Soup
Samosa Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

This soup tastes like the spicy filling in a samosa. It's fast, easy and inexpensive.

Category: Soup
Type: Vegan
Servings: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons 15 ml oil
  • 1 onion, finely diced (about 1 cup / 250 ml
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon / 5 ml salt
  • 1 small can tomato paste, 5.5 oz / 156 ml
  • 1-1.5 tablespoons / 15-22.5 ml curry powder (see note)
  • 2 cups / 500 ml cooked chickpeas
  • 2 cups / 500 ml diced potatoes
  • 1 medium carrot, grated (about 1 cup / 250 ml
  • 4 cups / 1 liter vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup / 125 ml frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon / 15 ml chopped cilantro
Instructions
  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium-low heat. When the pan is heated, add oil and swirl to coat pan. Add onions and cook until soft, about 3-5 minutes. Don't let the onions brown. If they start to brown turn down the heat. Add garlic and cook for 1-2 more minutes.

  2. Add the curry powder stir to coat onions. Cook for a minute, then add the tomato paste. Cook for one minute longer. Add the chickpeas, potatoes, carrots,  and vegetable stock. Heat soup to simmering point, then simmer for 20 minutes, or until the potatoes are cooked. Add the frozen peas for the last 2 minutes.

  3. Stir in cilantro and serve.

Recipe Notes

Instead of the commercial curry powder, you can use:

1 tablespoon / 15 ml cumin
1-1/2 teaspoons / 7.5 ml coriander (optional)
1 teaspoon / 5 ml salt
1 teaspoon / 5 ml cinnamon
1 teaspoon / 5 ml ginger
1 teaspoon / 5 ml paprika
1 teaspoon / 5 ml turmeric
1/2 teaspoon / 2.5 ml mustard powder
1/2 teaspoon / 2.5 ml ground pepper