Creamy Cauliflower Cashew Soup with Dill Topping



Winter Breakfast

Lunch or Dinner


TIME: 50 mins


Soup Base

•  4 cups water
•  4 cups small-chopped cauliflower
•  ½ teaspoon grated ginger
•  1 tablespoon coriander powder
•  1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
•  ½ teaspoon turmeric powder

Other Ingredients

•  24 cashews, soaked
•  ½ cup water
•  1½ tablespoons lemon juice
•  ¾ teaspoon black pepper powder
•  1 tablespoon finely chopped dill leaves (soya) (optional)
•  2 teaspoons rock salt


•  ¼ cup finely chopped carrot, steamed
•  ¼ cup finely chopped cauliflower, steamed
•  ¼ cup small-chopped tomato


Soak 24 cashews in water for 6 hours


1. Heat a pot. Add all the soup base ingredients to the pot except the water, and stir for 2 minutes.
2. Add the water and stir. Cover and cook on a low to medium flame for 20 minutes until cauliflower turns soft.
3. Switch off the stove, and keep aside to cool for 5 minutes.
4. Then, place the cooked mixture, soaked cashews, and water into a blender. Blend until you get a smooth paste.
5. Transfer the mixture back to the pot and heat it over a medium flame. As soon as it starts to boil, switch off the stove.
6. Add all the other ingredients into the pot and stir well. Cover it with a lid for 5 minutes.
7. Add the toppings and serve warm.

Benefits of this Recipe:

  1. Nutrient-Dense: This soup is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants from cauliflower, cashews, and spices, supporting overall health and wellness.
  2. Dairy-Free Creaminess: The soaked cashews provide a creamy texture without the need for dairy, making it suitable for those with lactose intolerance or following a vegan lifestyle.
  3. Anti-Inflammatory Properties: Turmeric and ginger in the soup base offer anti-inflammatory benefits, aiding in reducing inflammation and promoting gut health.
  4. Digestive Support: The fiber-rich cauliflower and digestive-friendly spices like cumin and coriander help support healthy digestion and alleviate digestive discomfort.
  5. Customizable Topping: The vibrant and fresh dill topping adds a burst of flavor and nutrition, while the steamed vegetables provide additional texture and visual appeal.

Nutritive Value (per serving):

  • Calories: Approximately 180 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Vitamin C: 80% DV
  • Vitamin K: 60% DV
  • Iron: 15% DV
  • Magnesium: 10% DV
  • Potassium: 12% DV

Enjoy a bowl of this creamy cauliflower cashew soup as a comforting and satisfying meal, perfect for nourishing your body and warming your soul.

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