Spicy peanut soup

Spicy peanut soup

You must be logged in to favorite a recipe.Login

Thanks for your rating!

You must be logged in to rate a recipe. Login

  • 8
  • Easy
  • 15 minutes
  • 25 - 30 minutes.


  • 2 - 3 T peanut oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 3 sticks celery, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 t chilli powder
  • 2 t curry powder
  • 1 t ground cumin
  • 1 t ground coriander
  • 4 large ripe red tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cups salted roasted peanuts, roughly chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 T sugar
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • Salt to taste
  • For sprinkling:
  • Chives and peanuts

Cooking Instructions

Heat the oil in a large heavy pot.

Add the onions and celery and cook gently until softened but not browned. Stir in the garlic and spices, adding a little more oil if necessary, and cook gently for a few minutes.

Add the chopped tomatoes and peanuts, and simmer for about 5 minutes. Pour in the brother and bring to a simmer. Cover and simmer for 25 - 30 minutes.

Use a stick blender to roughly purée the soup. Stir in sugar and cream, and heat through. If necessary, thin down with more stock.

Check seasoning. Sprinkle with chives and peanuts.

Phillippa Cheifitz Recipe by: Phillippa Cheifitz
View all recipes

Regular TASTE contributor Phillippa is a well-known South African author and food writer, and has won many awards, both for her magazine features and her cookbooks.

Social Media

Related Recipes