Hot and Sour Vegetable Soup


1/4 cup cabbage, finely chopped
1/4 cup carrot, finely chopped
3 beans, finely chopped
3 mushrooms, cut into thin slices
1 1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped
1-2 green chillies, finely chopped
1 stick celery, finely chopped
1 spring onion, finely chopped
1 1/2 tbsp corn flour
1 tbsp soy sauce
3/4-1 tbsp chilli sauce
1 tbsp vinegar
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste


  1. In a small bowl, mix cornflour with 1/4 cup of water and keep it aside.
  2. In a deep bottomed pan, add 4 cups of water , cabbage, carrot , beans, mushroom, green chillies and ginger and cover and boil well for 5 minutes.
  3. Reduce the flame to medium and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add soy sauce, chilli sauce and vinegar and increase the flame.
  5. Add sugar and salt as required and boil well till raw smell goes.
  6. Add cornflour mix and stir continuously. Adjust salt and allow to boil.
  7. Switch off the flame and add celery and spring onion and mix well….
  8. Pour into soup bowls , garnish with chopped spring onions and serve hot…

Recipe Source: Lekshmi Nair Vlog

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