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Hot And Sour Soup

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Hot And Sour Soup
Hot And Sour Soup
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves4 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeChinese
  • Good for Brunch , Lunch , Dinner

About this recipe

Hot and sour soup is a nutritious and taste bud tingling Chinese soup, perfect for a cold winter night. As the name suggests the soup has ingredients that make it spicy and sour.

Ingredients for Hot And Sour Soup

  • Oil 1 Tbsp
  • Garlic minced 1 tsp
  • Ginger minced 1 tsp
  • Green Peas finely chopped 1/4 cup
  • Carrots finely chopped 1/4cup
  • Frozen Corn 1/4 cup
  • Green Beans finely chopped 1/4 cup
  • Cauliflower finely chopped 1/2 cup
  • Cabbage thinly sliced 1/2 cup
  • Mushroom thinly sliced 1 large
  • Vegetable Stock cubes 3
  • Soy Sauce to taste
  • Red Chili Sauce to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • Vinegar 1 Tbsp, or to taste
  • Corn Starch mixed with a little cold water 1 Tbsp
  • Spring Onions finely chopped ½ cup

How to cook Hot And Sour Soup

  1. Chop all the vegetables and keep ready.
  2. Heat oil in a medium sized pot. Add ginger and garlic and sauté for 30 seconds. Add corn, green beans, peas, carrots, cauliflower, cabbage and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add vegetable stock cubes, 2 cups of water, salt and black pepper. Bring mixture to a boil and simmer.
  4. Add mushrooms, 1/2 of the spring onions, chili sauce, soy sauce and vinegar and bring to a boil. Mix 2-3 tbsp water with the corn starch and add it to the soup, bring to a boil. Garnish with spring onions and serve hot!


  • Corn Starch is a thickener. Use depending on the consistency you prefer.
  • You can tweek the recipe as per your taste. 
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Ask a question, give feedback or compliment Sahana Pai

Easy and quick to prepare :) Good to eat in Cold weather like Bangalore! :)

Sahana Pai