Spicy pineapple, lime and ginger soup

Spicy pineapple, lime and ginger soup

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About this recipe: This is an Indian hot soup that tastes sweet and spicy. The lime juice adds some zest to it and you can adjust the seasonings according to your preference. It smells and tastes so good served with rice.

Lakshmi Jaishankar

Serves: 4 

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh root ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 hot green chilli, minced
  • 450ml water
  • 225g crushed pineapple (tinned or fresh)
  • 1 tomato, diced (optional)
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • small handful chopped fresh coriander
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1½ teaspoons cumin seeds

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Use a blender or processor to grind the ginger, 1 teaspoon cumin and green chilli.
  2. In a medium saucepan, add water, pineapple, tomato and salt. Place over a low heat. When the pineapple and water have come to boil, add the ginger mixture. Raise and lower the heat to bring to the boil several times. Add the remaining water, and bring to the boil again. Add coriander, and remove from heat. Mix in lime juice.
  3. In a small pan, heat oil over medium heat, and add the remaining cumin seeds. Fry until golden, and add to the soup as a garnish.

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