Minty Carrot Ginger Soup


  • 1/2 tsp oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 inch ginger, minced
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 2 carrots, roughly chopped
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 cups water
  • Few mint leaves
  • 1/2 tsp crushed pepper


  1. Prepare the Ingredients: Mince the garlic and ginger, slice the onion, and roughly chop the carrots.
  2. Sauté the Aromatics:
    • Heat 1/2 tsp of oil in a pressure cooker over medium heat.
    • Add the minced garlic and ginger. Sauté for a minute until fragrant.
    • Add the sliced onion and sauté for another minute until it becomes translucent.
  3. Cook the Carrots:
    • Add the chopped carrots and a pinch of salt to the pressure cooker.
    • Pour in 2 cups of water and add a few mint leaves.
    • Stir everything well, then cover the pressure cooker and cook for 2 whistles or until the carrots are fully cooked.
  4. Blend the Soup:
    • Once the pressure releases, open the cooker lid and remove the mint leaves.
    • Let the mixture cool completely.
    • Transfer the cooled mixture to a blender and blend until smooth.
  5. Reheat and Adjust Consistency:
    • Pour the blended carrot paste back into the pressure cooker or a large pot.
    • Add the leftover water from the cooked carrots to adjust the soup’s consistency. Mix well.
    • Bring the soup to a boil over medium heat and let it simmer for about 2 minutes, or until it thickens to your liking.
  6. Season and Serve:
    • Add 1/2 tsp of crushed pepper, or adjust to taste.
    • Stir well and serve hot.

Enjoy your delicious carrot soup!

Benefits of This Recipe

  1. Rich in Antioxidants: Carrots are high in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is essential for eye health and immune function.
  2. Anti-inflammatory Properties: Ginger and garlic have potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that can help reduce inflammation and boost immunity.
  3. Digestive Health: Mint aids in digestion and can help soothe an upset stomach.
  4. Hydration: This soup has a high water content, which helps keep you hydrated.
  5. Low in Calories: With minimal oil and no heavy cream or butter, this soup is a low-calorie option perfect for weight management.

Nutritive Value (per serving, approximately)

  • Calories: 60-70 kcal
  • Protein: 1.5 grams
  • Fat: 1.5 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 12 grams
  • Fiber: 3 grams
  • Sugars: 5 grams
  • Vitamin A: 10,000 IU (200% DV)
  • Vitamin C: 5 mg (8% DV)
  • Calcium: 30 mg (3% DV)
  • Iron: 0.7 mg (4% DV)

Enjoy your Minty Carrot Ginger Soup, a delicious and nutritious option that’s perfect for any meal

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