Hot n Sour Soup


  • 4-5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1” piece of ginger, finely chopped
  • 3-4 spring onion whites, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cabbage, finely shredded
  • 3-4 beans, finely chopped
  • 2-3 florets of broccoli, finely chopped
  • 1/2 bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 stock cube
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp red chilli sauce
  • 1 tbsp cornflour mixed with a little water
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 750 ml water
  • 1 sprig finely chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Method –

  1. Heat oil in a wok
  2. Add ginger, garlic, spring onion whites and saute till aromatic
  3. Add the carrot, cabbage, beans, broccoli and bell pepper and sauté for 2 minutes
  4. Now add the water and let it come to boil
  5. Add sugar, salt, pepper, stock cube and let it boil for 2-3 minutes
  6. Add the cornflour slurry and boil for 2 minutes
  7. Add soy sauce and red chilli sauce
  8. Squeeze lemon juice after switching off the flame and garnish with a few chopped coriander leaves

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