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December 13, 2012

Chinese Hot & Sour Soup

Chinese Hot & Sour soup is a light meal eaten any time in a day.This is my favourite which i often prepare during the winter season.
 

                                                                                       
Ingredients:
2 tsp cornflour powder
1/2 tsp soya sauce
1/4 cup vinegar
2 tsp chilli sauce
salt to taste
 1 Tbsp finely chopped celery

1/4 cup tomato ketchup
1/2 tsp black pepper
 1 tsp finely chopped garlic

1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup finely shredded carrot
1 cup finely shredded cabbage

For stock:
1/2 cup shredded cabbage
1/2cupchopped onions
1/2cup beans
1/2cup carrot
1/2tsp garlic
 1tbsp celery
5cups water
 

Cooking Time & Calories:
Preparation Time:30 min
Cooking Time:20min
Calories:210


Procedure:
Stock Preparation:
Step 1:Heat oil in a pot.Add onion, celery, carrots,garlic,beans,cabbage Cook over high heat for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
Step 2:Add  water and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer and leave it for 30 minutes. Strain. Discard vegetables.

Soup Preparation:
Step 1:  Bring the stock to the boil and add the rest of the ingredients.
Step 2:Take a small bowl with corn flour powder and add half cup water.Mix well without lumps.
Step 3:Slowly stirring add the corn stock to the soup.
Step 4:Simmer 2-3minutes and stir well.
Step 5:Bring to the boil.Garnish with fresh cream and serve hot.



Note:
 1.For crunchy taste you can add bread crumbles deep fried in oil.                   


  2. You can also add paneer,mushrooms according to your taste.

1 comment:

  1. Looks quite tempting . Gotta try it sometime soon! :)

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