Indian Spiced Tomato Bisque

Mar 2, 2021 | Recipes, Soups

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 20 min

Portions: 4 ppl


  • ½ tsp extra virgin olive oil

  • ¼ tsp Ground cumin

  • ½ tsp Ground coriander

  • ¼ tsp Ground turmeric

  • 1 medium carrot

  • 1 small cooking onion

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1 cup low salt chicken stock (or water)

  • 1½ tsp honey

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 – 15 oz can diced tomatoes (no salt added)

  • ½ tsp salt (or less to taste)


  1. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan. Add spices (cumin, coriander, turmeric). Stir until fragrant.
  2. In a blender or food processor finely dice onion, garlic and carrot.
  3. Transfer to a saucepan and cook for 3-5 minutes to soften.
  4. Transfer the entire contents of the saucepan back into the blender. Add canned tomatoes and blend until smooth (1 minute).
  5. Transfer blender contents back to saucepan, add stock (or water), honey, salt (to taste) and bay leaf.
  6. Simmer on medium-low for 15-20 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Garnish with fresh cilantro and a dollop of sour cream or plain yoghurt.


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