Mulligatawny Soup Recipe

Mulligatawny, the word literally means “Pepper Water”. It is a deliciously complex and a filling meal in itself. In the traditional Indian cuisine, soups do not have any significant place. It has been rumored that the English personalized a conventional spiced pea and lentil Indian peasant recipe to suit their taste of soup and named it Indian. Curry is the main ingredient that makes this soup taste fantastic. This is a healthy and easy to make soup. Go through the recipe below.


Chopped onion – 1/2 cup

Chopped celery – 2 stalks

1 diced carrot

Butter – 1/4 cup

All-purpose flour – 1 and 1/2 tablespoons

Curry powder – 1 and 1/2 teaspoons

Chicken broth – 4 cups

1/2 cored and chopped apple

White rice – 1/4 cup

1 chicken (skinless, boneless)breast half – cut into cubes

Salt to taste

A pinch of ground black pepper

Dried thyme – 1 pinch

1/2 cup of heated heavy cream


Saute the vegetables such as onions, carrot, celery and butter in a big soup pot. Mix in curry and flour and cook the stir-fried vegetables for about five more minutes. Add in that cooked vegetables some chicken stock and mix them well with the vegetables and let it boil. Let it simmer for about half an hour.

Add chopped apple, chicken, white rice, pepper, salt and thyme. Simmer the whole mixture for about 15 to 20 minutes, until the white rice is cooked thoroughly.


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