Saturday, October 11, 2008

Hot and Sour Veg Soup - Indian Chinese Version



INGREDIENTS: (Serves 4)
Oil - 1 Tbsp
Garlic - 1 tsp, minced
Ginger - 1 tsp, minced
Frozen Peas - 1/2 cup
Carrots - 1/2 cup
Frozen Corn - 1/4 cup
Green Beans - 1/2 cup, cut at an angle
Regular Noodles - 1 cup
Vegetable Broth/Stock - 4 cups
Soy Sauce - to taste
Red Chili Sauce - to taste
Black Pepper & Salt - to taste
Vinegar - 1 Tbsp, or to taste
Corn Starch - 1 Tbsp, mixed with a little cold water
Spring/Green Onions - 2, chopped at an angle

METHOD:
1. Heat Oil in a medium sized pot.
2. Add Ginger and Garlic and saute for 30 seconds or so.
3. Add Corn, Green Beans, Peas & Carrots, - saute for 1-2 minutes.
4. Add Vegetable Broth, Salt, Black Pepper and Noodles.
5. Bring mixture to a boil and simmer until Noodles are tender but not overcooked.
6. Add 1/2 of the green onions, Chili Sauce, Soy Sauce and Vinegar - bring to a boil.
7. Mix 2-3 Tbsp water with the Corn Starch and add it to the soup - bring to a boil.
8. Garnish with Spring Onions and serve hot!
9. We can also use Cauliflower, Cabbage, Mushrooms vegitables for this soup.

I won 1st prize for Hot and sour veg soup receipe on online competition at Orkut community MKIU - Mrs.Kannadiga's in USA Recipe-Soup Contest.. :-)



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3 comments:

Gayathri Gopinath said...

Hey Paddu...Congrats
Your recipes is too gud.... :)

Shubha said...

Hey Paddu, so happy to see ur blog with the certificate. Really proud of u, dear :)

Padma Gopinath said...

ThanQ gayathri,shubha :-)