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carrot soup

Rasam Powder Spiced Red Pepper and Carrot Soup

A delicately spiced soup that packs a punch. 

Course Soup
Cuisine American, Indian
Keyword easy, soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 51 kcal


  • 450 grams Carrots chopped roughly. Approx 3 big carrots
  • 225 grams Red Bell Pepper Approx 1 large bell pepper
  • 180 grams Roma Tomatoes Approx 3 tomatoes
  • 30 grams Ginger Approx: a little more than an inch of ginger
  • 6 grams Rasam Powder Approx: a little less than a tablespoon
  • 5 grams Salt Approx: a little less than a tablespoon
  • 3 Cups Water


  1. Chop all the vegetables roughly. Combine all the ingredients in a pressure cooker, instant pot or crockpot.

For Instant Pot:

  1. Close lid and turn the seal vent. Click the "manual" button and set the time to 10 minutes. Once cooking completes let the pressure valve release naturally (about 10 minutes)

For Pressure Cooker

  1. Pressure cook for 2 whistles. And let the pressure release naturally.

For the Soup

  1. Blend the contents to a smooth consistency. 

Recipe Notes

  1. This soup is awesome on picnics and tastes delicious cold too. 
  2. I have given a link for the Rasam Powder brand that I like. Click on "Rasam Powder" in ingredients to take you there.