Mince garlic. Melt butter in a large pot over medium high heat. Add garlic; saute until golden, about thirty seconds. Reduce heat. Chop onion and add to the garlic.
Saute for 5 minutes. Add curry and ground cumin; saute for three minutes. Peel and chop carrots; add to the pan and saute again for 5 minutes.
Stir in chicken broth and salt. Bring to a boil; reduce to low. Cover and simmer for thirty minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Working in batches, puree soup in a blender. Return to pot and heat through.
For croutons, cut bread into small pieces. Arrange on a cookie sheet. Spray bread pieces with cooking spray. Bake in the oven at 400 degrees for 3-5 minutes, or until toasted.
Serve soup topped with chopped cilantro and croutons.