With winters coming our way, all we can think about is a cozy and comforting quilt to curl up in a chilly night. And when it comes to food, nothing is as comforting as having a warm bowl of soup. Not only soups are soothing but they are healthy and very easy to prepare. So whether you are craving a quick evening snack or a wholesome dinner meal, a comforting bowl of soup is the answer for all your winter cravings.

Let’s discover some easy and nutritious soup recipes that you can prepare at home and enjoy with your loved ones.

Tomato and Basil Soup:

This soup is full of flavors and is super easy to cook. Fresh tangy tomatoes and rich cream is all that you need to make this delicious soup. Let’s have a quick look at the recipe.


  • 10-15 chopped tomatoes
  • 2-3 Fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 chopped garlic cloves
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • ⅓ cup fresh cream


  1. In a pan, heat oil and butter. Now add chopped onions and cook it till onions turn translucent.
  2. Now add tomatoes, garlic and vegetable stock.
  3. Add salt and pepper powder and let it cook for 20 minutes. Partially cover it while cooking.
  4. Once cooled, add shredded basil leaves and grind it to form a puree.
  5. Strain the puree and add vegetable stock if needed. Add fresh cream and gently warm it over a simmer flame. Make sure not to boil it.
  6. Garnish it with cream and serve hot.

Ginger Garlic Soup:

Packed with goodness of ginger and garlic, this soup boosts immunity and is a treat to your soul during winters. The combination of ginger and garlic is good for your throat and gut. You must try this recipe as it is simple and effective in treating viral infections.


  • 1 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • ½ tsp garlic
  • ¼ cup finely chopped carrots
  • ¼ cup finely chopped french beans
  • ¼ cup finely chopped cabbage
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped coriander


  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add ginger and garlic and saute it for a minute.
  2. Now add carrots, cabbage and french beans and let it cook on medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add vegetable stock and bring it to a boil. Meanwhile mix cornflour with ¼ cup of water and make a slurry.
  4. Now add cornflour slurry to the boiling soup. Add salt and pepper as per your taste.
  5. Cook on low flame for 10 minutes until it becomes a little thick in consistency.
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot.

Mushroom Soup:

Love Mushrooms? Wait no further and try your hands on this quick recipe. For this you require to cook mushrooms and onions with milk which gives it a deep and pleasing color. Let’s have a look at the recipe.


  • 1 cup finely chopped mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped onions
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cup milk
  • 2 tsp butter
  • Salt to taste
  • Grated cheese for garnishing


  1. Combine milk with 2 cups of water and bring it to a boil. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat butter in a pan and saute onions for 2 minutes.
  3. Now add mushrooms and saute it for 4-5 minutes on medium flame.
  4. Now add plain flour and saute it for a minute. Make sure not to turn it brown.
  5. Now add the milk and water mixture gradually and stir continuously to avoid lumps.
  6. Add salt and pepper.
  7. Now cook the soup for 5-7 minutes until it thickens.
  8. Garnish it with grated cheese and serve hot.

Beetroot Soup:

This soup recipe is sure to win you over due to its natural deep red color and comforting taste. It helps in blood purification and keeps your hair and skin healthy. Here’s the detailed recipe:


  • ½ tsp garlic paste
  • 2 beetroots
  • 1 tsp low fat butter
  • 1 tbsp wheat flour
  • ¾ cup skimmed milk
  • Salt to taste


  1. Pressure cook beetroot with water for 5 whistles.
  2. Keep it aside to cool and drain out the excess water.
  3. Peel and chop the beetroot.
  4. Add one cup of water into the beetroot and blend it into a smooth mixture.
  5. Heat butter in a pan and add wheat flour. Cook it on medium flame for a minute.
  6. Add the milk gradually into the pan and stir continuously to avoid lumps.
  7. Now add beetroot mixture, garlic paste, salt and one cup of water. Cook the soup for 10-12 minutes on medium flame.
  8. Serve hot.

Feeling hungry already? Go try these super simple and delicious soup recipes and let us know how they turned out.

Happy Winters!!


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