Make our Soup Man Mulligatawny Soup Recipe at home tonight for your family. With our Secret Restaurant Recipe your Mulligatawny Soup will taste just like The Soup Man’s.
Today’s recipe is for the soup made famous on Seinfeld.
You remember…”No Soup for YOU!”
On the popular episode, everyone is crazy for the soup of the so-called, “Soup Nazi.” People are lining up for half a block just to get a cup of his soup. Each time Jerry, George, Kramer or Elaine take a bite they almost faint with spasms of delight.
Like much else on the show, this was based on a real part of Jerry’s life in New York City.
There actually is a Soup Man and he runs a tiny soup restaurant in NYC that has customers lining up everyday for cups of soup, even in sub-zero winters.
The creator is named Al and he goes by the title “The Soup Man.”
“Soup for you!”
The Soup Man Mulligatawny Soup Recipe
- 1 quart Chicken Broth
- 1 quart Water
- 1 Potato, peeled and cubed
- 1 Carrot, sliced
- 1 stalk Celery, sliced
- 1/3 cup frozen or canned Corn Kernels
- 1/3 cup Cashews
- 1/3 cup shelled Pistachios
- 1 Parsnip, peeled and sliced
- 1/3 Eggplant, peeled and cubed
- 1/2 White Onion, diced
- 2 cloves Garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
- 1 roasted Red Pepper, chopped
- Freshly ground Black Pepper
- 1 teaspoon Curry Powder, to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon Marjoram
- 1/8 teaspoon Nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon Thyme
- 1 Bay Leaf
- Parsley, chopped, for serving
- Put all ingredients, except parsley, into a large pot.
- Bring to a boil then turn down the heat and let simmer, uncovered, for 3 – 4 hours. Add water if necessary. Stir often and let reduce to about the consistency of chili.
- Sprinkle with parsley to serve.
Note – This is a traditional Indian soup. There is no one correct way to make it so it is very versatile. Add whatever ingredients suit you. Check the internet for ideas.
Hint: This is a traditional Indian soup. There is no one correct way to make it – so it is very versatile. Add whatever ingredients suit you. Check the internet for other ideas.
Check Out the Soup Man’s website — The Original Soup Man
Soup Night: Recipes for Creating Community Around a Pot of Soup
The host provides two or three pots of soup, and the guests bring their own dishes and silverware, and perhaps a salad or some bread. Neighbors get to know each other by name, people of all ages connect and socialize, and the neighborhood becomes friendlier and safer.
In Soup Night, Maggie Stuckey offers a practical guide to starting your own soup night group, along with 99 delicious soup recipes and 40 recipes for accompaniments.
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Photo of Manhattan Clam Chowder @ Original Soupman is by Fabiana Horta – See more of Fabiana’s Sightings at http://www.foodspotting.com/232376-fabiana-horta and is used by permission under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) License.
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