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Delicious Curried Coconut Almond Soup

Updated on August 23, 2016
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Athlyn Green enjoys whipping up tasty dishes in her home kitchen. She's received many requests for her recipes and is happy to share these.

Curried Coconut Almond Soup

Butter, cream, coconut and slivered almonds ... mm-mm good

I grew up eating homemade soup and homemade bread and have carried my love of tasty nourishing soups into adulthood. The following recipe for curried coconut almond soup combines the spicy flavor of curry with chicken broth, butter and cream, yellow peas, flaked coconut, and almonds for an exotic, rich-tasting and truly special soup.

Yellow peas have been a longstanding favorite for homemade soup. And with good reason. They lend flavor and texture to hearty homemade soups.

Curried Coconut Almond Soup

Place all ingredients into a crock pot and cook until thickened

  • 2 cans chicken broth
  • 2 cans of water
  • 2 cups yellow splits
  • 1 tsp. dried garlic
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 6 tsp. curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup rinsed white rice

Continue cooking soup until thickened, then add

  • 1/2 cup chopped or slivered almonds
  • 1/2-1 cup cereal cream

Ladel your curried cocounut almond soup into bowls and top with slivered almonds.

This is a rich-tasting soup that has satisfacion written all over it.

If you are looking for a homemade soup recipe that is rich-tasting and a little out of the ordinary, this curried soup is definitely worth making . . . again and again.

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      Athlyn Green 5 years ago from West Kootenays

      Hi Carol,

      It's my daughter's favorite soup. It was inspired by a curried coconut soup I tasted in a restaurant. I believe they used coconut milk.

      Chicken and coconut go surprisingly well together.

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      carol stanley 5 years ago from Arizona

      I love anything curry. This sounds delish and worthy of making. Thanks for sharing.