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Creamy Soothing Carrot Raisin Soup

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 10 large carrots pealed and cut into chunks
  • 1 cup raw hulled sunflower seeds (soaked for 5 hours)
  • 1/2 cup raisins washed
  • 1 tbs coconut oil
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • 1 inch chunk fresh ginger peeled
  • 1/2 lemon juice only

Instructions

  • In a large pot melt coconut oil.
  • Add chop carrots and saute for 5 min, make sure you stir it frequently to avoid burning.
  • Strain the sunflower seeds, wash them well and add them to the pot. Also add cinnamon and turmeric, let simmer for another 3-5 min. (add bit of water if too dry)
  • Cover with water, add raisins and salt and bring to a boil.
  • Cook until carrots and sunflower seeds are tender. Turn heat off and add ginger and lemon juice to the pot. 
  • Next, transfer soup to a blender or food processor (do it in batches if your blender isn’t big enough to handle all of this at once).
  • Blend until smooth and serve.