Mohlabetsi Mulligatawny Soup

One of the world’s finest soups, from India! A mildly curried broth , garnished with rice & apple.


  • 1/2 cup cooked chicken, diced
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 granny smith apple, diced
  • 1/2 cup boiled rice
  • 5 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3 teaspoons flour
  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • 125 ml cream, heated
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • Pinch of dried thyme
  • 5 ml salt
  • 2 ml pepper


  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan and sauté the onion, carrot and celery in it until lightly browned
  2. Remove from the stove and stir in the flour and curry powder until well blended
  3. Return the saucepan to the stove and cook for 3 minutes, stirring all the time
  4. Add the chicken stock and simmer covered for 30 minutes
  5. Add the apple, rice, chicken, salt, pepper and thyme and simmer for a further 15 minutes 6. Stir in the hot cream and serve immediately

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Mohlabetsi is the local African name for a small stream or “spruit” that flows here. It means “Place of Sweet Water” and weary pilgrims would be drawn to this wonderful location to enjoy refreshment.
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