Saturday, November 15, 2008

Samosa Soup

I’ve recently seen Samosa Pizza and Samosa Pockets that looked amazing. And subsequently I heard of a Samosa Soup that’s popular with the students here on campus. Since a blast of cool air came through last night, today I made a big ol’ pot. No wonder it’s so popular – it’s fantastic. Here’s my version of this hearty, flavorful soup.

Samosa Soup

1 T. olive oil
2 t. mustard seeds
1 yellow onion, diced
½ t. chili powder
1 t. tumeric
½ t. cayenne
½ t. curry powder
½ t. coriander
½ t. garam masala
½ t. cumin
1 T. fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 lb. potatoes, diced
1 lb. cauliflower, chopped
1 lb. bag frozen peas and carrots
3 c. vegetable broth
1 can lite coconut milk
8 oz. fresh spinach, chopped
¼ c. fresh cilantro, chopped
juice of 1 lemon
1 t. salt
½ t. black pepper

Heat oil in a soup pot. Add mustard seeds, cover, and let them pop. Add onion and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Add spices (except salt and pepper), ginger, garlic, potatoes, cauliflower, and peas and carrots. Cook a minute or two, mixing well and coating vegetables with spices. Add broth. Simmer, covered, until potatoes and cauliflower are tender, about 15 to 20 minutes. Add coconut milk, spinach, cilantro, and lemon juice. Simmer 5 more minutes. Season with salt and pepper.



LizNoVeggieGirl said...

What an intriguing soup!! Love all the flavors.

Anonymous said...

I love how well-known ethnic dishes can be so readily converted to a soup to make it more accessible to the home cook. I would never have known how to make samosas, but this seems like a really good alternative.
Nice post!

urban vegan said...

That's a seriously good idea.

Andrea said...

This really does look fantastic. I wish I'd seen it before I made dinner tonight. This is a soup I will definitely make soon. Such a great idea.

River (Wing-It Vegan) said...

This soup looks so chunky and delish!

Sheree' said...

Your soup looks perfect and oh so tasty!

Anonymous said...

I can tell from the list of spices alone that I'd love this. . . add that coconut milk, and I'm definitely sold!

Georgia said...

oh that looks good - although it is spring here now and I am not making soup so much - this is getting bookmarked for next autumn when I start craving warmer foods.

Anonymous said...

This sounds so good - and less work than making samosas! Bookmarking this for when I can put some weight on my silly foot to make it!
Thanks for your kind words on my blog :)

Jacqueline Meldrum said...

That looks amazing! It actually looks as hearty as a stew and all those amazing flavours in it. Wow!

Virginia said...

that soup looks delicious!

Meg Wolff said...

Yum, Dian that looks like great comfort food. I'm home recuperating and wondering what the hubby is making for dinner!

jessy said...

samosa soup?!? so brilliant, Diann! oh my goodness, we're going to have to try your soup - it sounds amazing, and it looks sooooooooo scrumptious! WOW! we can't get enough soup around here - and this is one we're going to HAVE to make! yay!

Eileen said...

oh, this sounds like an excellent idea! I can't be the only one not especially into creating the requisite pot of boiling oil to fry samosas at home. A soup version is genius.

Amey said...

Dang! this sounds totally freaking great. Way to innovate. What a great idea to take all those tried and trusted flavors and put them in a soup. mmm mmm mm!

Erin said...

Your soup looks DIVINE! I'm definitely holding onto this recipe, thanks!

Tofu Mom (AKA Tofu-n-Sprouts) said...

Oh WOW... This looks SO yummy! I am bookmarking this page to try when I can gather all the ingredients.

Jackie said...

Yum the recipe is great. I see I have all the spices and always have coconut milk on hand so all I need is the veggies and a cooler evening (which funnily enough we always get mid-Summer when the kids here start their leave) and shall try it out.

funwithyourfood said...

I'm totally digging this with sweet potatos right now... mmm

allularpunk said...

oh yes. that looks WONDERFUL.

Joanna said...

that soup sounds great. i love potatoes in soup. they make it so much thicker and heartier. i can tell this would be one of those things i eat for every meal until it's gone haha i have a habit of doing that.

Unknown said...

Love the flavors used in this soup..looks awesome :-)

ChocolateCoveredVegan said...

Wow, what a creative dish! If I weren't so lazy, I'd whip this up right NOW!

Vegan_Noodle said...

SOunds like the perfect way to stay warm on these first few chilly nights of the season! I love samosas, so naturally I must love that soup.

Janet said...

I love samosas too, and this soup looks fantastic. I will definitely give this a try in the near future. Thanks for the recipe :)

Carrie™ said...

I've been away too long and missed a lot of great stuff. It was fun to catch up though. Samosa soup?! Sounds delicious!

Anonymous said...

All that samosa talk is making me crazy. In a very good way.

Gowri Chandra said...

what a creative idea! being indian myself, i love indian food-- experimenting with traditional dishes as well as fusion recipes. i'll have to try this soon!

Liz Ranger (Bubble Tea for Dinner) said...

that sounds even better than pizza!!! oh, I want to try! :P~~~

eatme_delicious said...

Ooo yum I love the idea of samosa soup! Looks delicious.

Adriana said...

Samosa soup?!?!? Genius!

vanessa said...

I made this soup last night (having leftovers now for lunch) and it is phenomenal! Absolutely delicious – thank you for sharing it!

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