Ethiopian Carrot Coriander Soup

Ethiopian Carrot Coriander Soup

This is a classic soup that can be found in many parts of the world. It is very simple to make and delicious.

You will need
6 or 7 medium carrots
2 medium potatoes
1 large onion
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon turmeric
4 teaspoons coriander powder
1cm fresh ginger
Salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon mekelesha – See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nsYClby-vA
A little Oil
Water or Stock

Simply start with a large pan with a little oil, you could use butter if you like and add all the ingredients apart from the mekelesha and cook for about 5 mins.
Once the vegetables have soften add water or stock and bring to a boil then simmer for 25 mins or until the vegetables are soft.
Now we are ready to blend into a smooth creamy soup.
Finally add salt to taste and the mekelesha, stir and serve.
You could also add fresh coriander – cilantro.

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