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Spooky Carrot Curry Soup | Self Proclaimed Foodie

Spooky Carrot Curry Soup

Your family will love this easy to make Spooky Carrot Curry Soup for lunch or dinner because it is filling, packs a spicy punch, and tastes like Fall.
Course Main Course, Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds carrots peeled and chopped
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder*
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper*
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste
  • Sour cream basil leaves and fresh chives to garnish


  • In a heavy bottom pot over medium high heat, melt the butter with the olive oil.
  • Add chopped onion and celery. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until fragrant.
  • Add chopped carrots, stir, and cook another 5 minutes.
  • Add chicken broth, curry powder, cayenne pepper, and salt. Stir. Increase heat to high to bring to a boil. Then reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Cool slightly and then blend until smooth in blender or food processor.
  • To make spider web design, spoon sour cream into sandwich side plastic baggie. Snip off small corner of bag and squeeze concentric circles of sour cream onto hot soup. Drag clean knife from center circle straight out to edge. Wipe knife and repeat until you see a web pattern.
  • Make a spider in the center of your web by arranging a basil leaf and 8 legs made out of chives.


* This soup is VERY spicy. Cut back on both the curry powder and the cayenne and add it slowly in moderation if you're sensitive to spice.