Vegetable Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 5 French beans, finely chopped
  • 1 small carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 cup cabbage, shredded
  • 1/4 cup capsicum, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 500 ml water
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 2-3 tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder

Method –

  1. Heat butter in a pan
  2. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds
  3. Add onion and sauté till translucent
  4. Add the chopped vegetables except capsicum
  5. Sauté for 5 minutes
  6. Add water and let it come to a boil
  7. Reduce heat, cover and cook for 10 minutes
  8. Add the capsicum
  9. Now, make a slurry with cornflour and water. There should be no lump
  10. Add the slurry and boil for 3 minutes
  11. Add pepper
  12. Mix well and switch off the flame

Lemon Coriander Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp ginger
  • 1 green chilli (optional)
  • 1/4 of a small cabbage
  • 1 small carrot
  • 1 small onion
  • 3-4 mushrooms
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp cornflour and required water for slurry
  • A bunch of fresh coriander leaves
  • A few spring onion greens

Method –

  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok
  2. Add 1 tbsp each of finely chopped ginger and garlic
  3. Add 1 chopped green chilli (optional)
  4. Sauté for 1-2 minutes
  5. Add 1/4 of a small cabbage, finely chopped, 1 finely chopped carrot, 1 finely chopped small onion, 3-4 chopped mushrooms
  6. Sauté for about 2 minutes
  7. Add 4 cups water.
  8. Add 1 tsp black pepper powder, salt to taste and juice from 1 lemon
  9. In the meantime, make a slurry with 3 tbsp cornflour and water
  10. When the soup starts boiling, add the slurry and let it boil again
  11. Add a fresh bunch of finely chopped coriander leaves and 2 tbsp chopped spring onion leaves

Lemon Coriander Soup

Ingredients

  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 5-6 French beans
  • A big bunch of coriander leaves along with the stems
  • 1” piece of ginger, grated
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method –

  1. Boil the tomatoes, carrots, beans and coriander and salt with a cup of water for 2-3 whistles in a pressure cooker
  2. Once the pressure releases and the vegetables are cool, blend it in the mixer
  3. Heat 500 ml water in a pot
  4. Add the ginger and let it come to a boil
  5. Add the puréed vegetables and a more fresh coriander leaves and stems chopped very finely
  6. Add salt and black pepper powder
  7. Let it boil for a few more minutes
  8. Switch off the gas and add the lemon juice