Mulligatawny Soup

Easy Mulligatawny Soup

Easy Mulligatawny Soup is a savory Indian curry soup made with apples, carrots, rice, and chicken in a seasoned creamy broth, ready in 60 minutes!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Mulligatawny Soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Calories 333 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 stalks celery finely chopped
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 granny smith apple cored and chopped
  • 1/4 cup long grain white rice
  • 2 chicken breasts boneless and skinless, cut into small chunks
  • 1 cup heavy cream
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  1. Add the butter to a large dutch oven on medium heat then add the onions, celery and carrots and cook for five minutes before whisking in the flour, curry powder, salt, pepper and cayenne until fully mixed in.

  2. Slowly whisk in the first box of chicken broth until smooth then you can add in the second carton faster, bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes.

  3. Add in the apples, chicken and rice and simmer for an additional 18-20 minutes until the rice is finished cooking and finish with the heavy cream letting it come to temperature and rise back up to a simmer before serving.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Mulligatawny Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 333 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 107mg36%
Sodium 1349mg59%
Potassium 568mg16%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 3455IU69%
Vitamin C 20.8mg25%
Calcium 62mg6%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.