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Indian Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Indian Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Rating
4.5rating out of 5

(709 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Indian

Use within

3-4 days

Packed with veg and topped with cooling yoghurt, fresh red chilli, fragrant fresh coriander, nigella seeds and crispy croutons, our Indian spiced carrot & lentil soup packs a big flavour punch yet makes for a brilliantly comforting and satisfying bowlful.

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Indian

Use within

3-4 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
Onion
1 brown onion
Red-lentils
100g red lentils
Red-chilli
1 red chilli
Lime
1 lime
fresh-coriander
10g coriander
nigella seeds 2
1 tsp nigella seeds
ground-cumin
1 tsp ground cumin
mild-curry-powder
1 tbsp curry powder
Baby-spinach
120g baby leaf spinach
Natural-yoghurt
80g natural yoghurt †
Carrot
2 carrots
vegetable stock cube (new5/18)
1 Knorr vegetable stock cube †
Ciabatta-roll
1 ciabatta roll †
You Will Need
(stick) blender, olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 brown onion
  • 100g red lentils
  • 1 red chilli
  • 1 lime
  • 10g coriander
  • 1 tsp nigella seeds
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 120g baby leaf spinach
  • 1 natural yoghurt pot (80g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 Knorr vegetable stock cube<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 ciabatta roll<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 475 kJ
113 kcal
1695 kJ
401 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
2.2 g
0.8 g
7.7 g
2.8 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
15 g
4.1 g
53.7 g
14.5 g
Fibre 3.9 g 13.9 g
Protein 6.5 g 23.3 g
Salt 0.94 g 3.36 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 brown onion
brown onion
100g red lentils
red lentils
1 red chilli
red chilli
1 lime
lime
10g coriander
coriander(100%)
1 tsp nigella seeds
nigella seeds
1 tsp ground cumin
ground cumin
1 tbsp curry powder
cumin, coriander, onion powder, salt, sugar, chilli powder, ginger, garlic, fenugreek, paprika, turmeric, cassia cinnamon, black pepper, cloves, colouring: paprika extract, bay, cardamom
120g baby leaf spinach
spinach
1 natural yoghurt pot (80g)
Organic whole milk natural yoghurt (100%) (milk)
1 carrot
carrot
1 Knorr vegetable stock cube
Salt, vegetable fats (palm, shea butter, sal butter), potato starch, yeast extract, sugar, onion powder (2.3%), carrots (1.5%), herbs (parsley, tarragon), spices (CELERY seeds, garlic, turmeric, pepper, parsley roots), tomato puree powder, red bell pepper (0.2%), caramel syrup, flavourings (contain CELERY), leek, maltodextrin.
1 ciabatta roll
fortified wheat flour [wheat flour, calcium carbonate, niacin (b3), iron, thiamin (b1)], water, extra virgin olive oil (3%), yeast, salt, wheat flour, rapeseed oil, spirit vinegar, wheat gluten, sugar, fermented wheat flour, soya flour, malted wheat flour, flour treatment agent (ascorbic acid)
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (milk, celery, soya, gluten)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 160°C (fan)/ 350°F/ Gas 4

Boil a kettle

Peel and finely dice the brown onion[s]

Top, tail and roughly chop the carrots

 

2 Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Heat a large, wide-based pot with a drizzle of olive oil, over a medium-high heat 

Once hot, add the onion and carrot, with a pinch of salt, and cook for 2 min or until the onion is starting to turn translucent

Cut the red chilli[es] in half lengthways, deseed (scrape the seeds out with a teaspoon) and chop finely

Tip: if you like it fiery, throw the seeds in with the chopped chilli!

3 Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Add the curry powder, ground cumin, red split lentils and 3/4 of the chopped chilli (Can't handle the heat? Go easy!) to the pot and cook for 1 min or until fragrant

Meanwhile, dissolve the Knorr vegetable stock cube[s] in 1.2L [2.4L] boiled water 

4 Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Add the stock and cook for 10 min or until the lentils and carrots are tender

5 Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Meanwhile, chop the ciabatta into bite-sized pieces 

Place on a baking tray and add a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt 

Place the tray in the oven and cook for 5-6 min or until the ciabatta is crispy – these are your croutons

6 Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Meanwhile, chop the coriander finely, including the stalks, reserving some of the whole leaves for garnish

Roll the lime[s] with your hand on a hard surface (to release more juice!) and cut them into quarters

 

7 Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Once the lentils and carrots are tender, pulse with a stick blender (or food processor) until it has thickened, whilst maintaining some chunks from the vegetables 

Add the baby leaf spinach and chopped coriander to the pot, cook for 2-3 min until wilted, then add the juice of 1/2 [1] lime 

Season with a pinch of salt and pepper – this is your lentil & carrot soup

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Serve the lentil & carrot soup in shallow bowls, and spoon the natural yoghurt over the top

Garnish with the remaining chopped chilli (Can't handle the heat? Go easy!), coriander leaves, nigella seeds, croutons and a lime wedge and enjoy!

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