"A fabulous soup for all seasons! Warm in winter or cool in summer, this lightly spiced soup is a wonderful first course or a meal with cucumber salad and naan. Serve warm, though it is also wonderful chilled."
Heat canola oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir jalapeno peppers, ginger, and garlic in the hot oil until the garlic is soft and the oil is fragrant, about 5 minutes.
Stir yogurt, chili powder, turmeric, coriander, cumin, garam masala, and salt together in a Dutch oven; warm gently over low heat. Fold oil mixture into the yogurt mixture, remove from heat, and top with cilantro.