Dec 192014

Cauliflowers are in season and it’s time for soup again… so this time, I am sharing my most favorite soup – Roasted Cauliflower Soup. The wonderful thing about this soup is that it is creamy without adding any actual cream. The texture is very silky smooth and I add some almond/pista paste to make it more soothing to the palate. In this recipe, I first fry the cauliflower to get that roasted flavor, you may instead grill it too.


So, friends make it for dinner soon, it’s really cold outside !! 🙂 If you are looking for more soup recipes, check out some on the blog – Tomato-Mint Soup, Beetroot Soup.

Serves: 2

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 20 mins


Cauliflower – 1 whole, medium size (cut into florets)

Onion – 1, medium (finely chopped)

Garlic cloves – 2 (finely chopped)

Cumin powder – 1 tsp

Pepper powder – ½ tsp

Salt – to taste

Red chili flakes – ½ tsp, optional

Mixed Italian herbs – ½ tsp, optional

Oil – 1 tbsp

Croutons/Rusk – for garnish

To be soaked in water for 30 minutes:

Almonds/Cashew – 5

Pistachios – 5



  1. Blend the soaked almonds and pista into a smooth paste. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add the garlic and onions. Fry till onion turns translucent.
  3. Add the cauliflower pieces and a pinch of salt. Fry the cauliflower till it is cooked completely. This gives the soup a roasted taste. Let it cool.
  4. Blend the roasted cauliflower along with 1 cup water into a smooth paste.
  5. Heat oil in the same pan used previously and add the red chili flakes, mixed herbs and cumin powder. Fry for few seconds.
  6. Add the blended cauliflower, almond-pista paste made earlier and enough salt. Give a good mix. Add more water depending on the soup consistency you need.
  7. Let it come to a boil and then remove from heat, serve onto soup bowls and top with rusk or croutons and some pepper powder.
  8. This makes a perfect comforting winter soup..!!!

  6 Responses to “Healthy Roasted Cauliflower(Gobi) Soup – Winter Soup recipe”


    Hi there, I made this soup today, I added 2 small chopped chilies and 1 inch ginger piece, some coriander and pinch of turmeric. It came out just perfect with a slight bite and taste.


    I don’t like cauliflower very much but your soup looks so tempting!

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