Spicy Pepper Soup

spicy pepper soup

Spicy Pepper Soup

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Servings: 4
Calories: 91


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 2 whole dried red chillies
  • 6 curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1/2 pint tomato juice
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 4 floz water
  • salt to taste
  • coriander leaves chopped, to garnish


  • In a large saucepan, heat the oil and fry the pepper, cumin and mustard seeds, asafoetida, red chillies, curry leaves, turmeric and garlic until the chillies are nearly black and the garlic is golden brown.
  • Lower the heat and add the tomato juice, lemon juice, water and salt. Bring the soup to the boil, then simmer gently for about 10 minutes. Pour the soup into bowls, garnish with the chopped coriander and serve.
Calories: 91 kcal
Carbohydrates: 7 g
Protein: 1 g
Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 11 mg
Potassium: 252 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 4 g
Vitamin A: 546 IU
Vitamin C: 80 mg
Calcium: 28 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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