Monday, 7 November 2016



Simple easy veg Hot and Sour soup
Veg Hot and Sour soup

This is the month of November and winter is knocking at the door. Its time for hot bowl of soups. Though in India there are very few soup lovers but now health conscious people have started taking veg stews or hot dal with salad for dinner. Soups are comforting in cold winter season.In winter we also get lots of fresh veggies. Choose veggies, boil, add seasoning and your hot bowl of soup is ready.  Lets start with the ingredients


Cabbage 1/4 cup(shredded)
Carrot 1 small( shredded)
French beans 1/4 cup finely chopped
Onion 1 finely chopped
Garlic 1 teaspoon finely chopped
Ginger 1 teaspoon grated
Cornstarch 3 teaspoon dissolved in water
Freshly ground black pepper 3/4 teaspoon
Soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon
Vinegar( use rice vinegar) 1/2 teaspoon
Oil 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
You can add any vegetables of your choice like mushroom , broccoli etc.

Shred the cabbage, carrot and keep aside. 
Chop finely the french beans, onion, garlic. 
Grate the ginger. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a pan. Add the chopped onion, ginger and garlic. Stir on a medium flame. 
Then gradually add the beans, cabbage and carrots. Stir on medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes. 
Add vegetable stock and stir well. 
Add soy sauce and salt. 
Bring the soup to boil on medium flame check the vegetables if they are cooked. 
Now add cornstarch and mix well.  
Allow the soup to thicken. 
Add black pepper and vinegar and switch off the flame. 
Check the seasonings and serve hot.