Roasted Cauliflower & Split Pea Soup


This Roasted Cauliflower and Split Pea Soup is hearty, so delicious and best of all easy to make in the Thermomix.

It will fill and warm your insides on the coldest of winters days!

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5 from 2 votes

Roasted Cauliflower and Split Pea Soup

Srumptious and warming, this soup is a delicious way to enjoy cauliflower, with the added protein from split peas.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Light Meal, Soup
Cuisine: Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: Cauliflower soup Thermomix, Roasted Cauliflower Soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 179kcal


  • 175 g yellow split peas soaked for 12 hours then drained and rinsed well
  • 600 g cauliflower large florets
  • oil or ghee, for roasting
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1/8 tsp ground cardamom
  • 200 g brown onion quartered
  • 4 garlic cloves (20g)
  • 5 g fresh turmeric peeled, or 1 tsp ground dried turmeric
  • 10 g ginger coins
  • 20 g ghee or olive oil
  • 950 g water
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 0.5 tsp pepper
  • 1 batch Turmeric, Chilli, Garlic Fast Infused EVOO to serve (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a tray with baking paper.
  • Place cauliflower on tray, drizzle with oil or melted ghee. Bake 30 minutes, turning halfway, then cut into small florets. (You can get on with the rest of the recipe while this roasts).
  • Into mixer bowl, place cumin, coriander, fenugreek and cardamom. Toast 5 minutes/steaming temperature/speed 1/MC off. Mill 30 seconds/speed 9/MC on – the spices won't be a powder at this point.
  • Add onion, garlic, turmeric, ginger and ghee. Chop 5 seconds/speed 6/MC on. Scrape down bowl. Cook 5 minutes/steaming temperature/speed 1/MC off.
  • Add split peas and water. Cook 30 minutes/100/speed 2/MC on.
  • Add roasted cauliflower, salt and pepper. Blitz 15 seconds/speed 5/MC on, ensuring you increase speed slowly. Cook 10 minutes/100/speed 2/MC on.
  • Taste and season with more salt and pepper, if needed. Blitz 30 seconds/speed 7/MC on, ensuring you increase speed slowly.
  • Serve in bowls on its own, or with a couple of teaspoons Turmeric, Chilli, Garlic Fast Infused EVOO.


Nutritional info doesn’t include the infused EVOO, so take that into account if you’re tracking your intake.


Serving: 1serve | Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 627mg | Potassium: 676mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 43IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 3mg

Please note, nutrition information is calculated via an online recipe nutrition calculator and is a guide only. It is provided as a courtesy and is not guaranteed 100% accurate. I am not a nutritionist or trained health professional.

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8 years ago

Where can I buy fenugreek seeds, bec? Can I sub with anything else?

8 years ago

Perfect Soup for a chilly winters night, Loved it.
Great Flavours Thanks Bec!

8 years ago


8 years ago

Thanks! When do I add that – with the whole spices? And what about cardamom? Thanks again.

8 years ago

And also wondering about the ground cumin – don’t see that in the instructions. Thanks!

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