Indian chicken soup

Main Dish
4 servings
30 min
45 min
Made with chicken, potatoes, carrot, tomato and spices for that spicy, tangy and aromatic flavours.


Number of serving: 4
400g/1/4 chicken (cut into bite sizes)

2 potatoes (cut into medium size pieces)

1 medium size carrot (cut into medium size pieces)

1 tomato (sliced)

1 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

5 shallots (crushed)

1/2 inch ginger (crushed)

Salt (for taste)


1 1/2 tsp coriander powder

1 tsp cumin powder

1 tsp fennel powder

Crushed black pepper (as needed)

3 shallots (thinly sliced)

1 cinnamon

1 star anize

3 cloves

2 tbsp oil

2 sprigs coriander leaves (sliced thinly)


  • Add all ingredients listed in A with enough water (about 1 litre) into a pot.
    Simmer to cook chicken, potato and tomato.
    Add spices and season with salt.
  • Stir and keep in simmering over low heat.
    Fry shallots in 2 tbsp of oil till light brown in colour (ingredients C now).
    Add the rest of the ingredients.
  • Quickly fry, tip into soup mixture and stir.
    Serve piping hot; either by itself or with rice.


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