Hot And Sour Soup

3.90 from 12 votes

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.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Served AsBrunch, Dinner, Lunch, Soup
Servings 4


  • 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


  • Chop all the vegetables and keep ready.
  • 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.
  • Add vegetable stock cubes, 2 cups of water, salt and black pepper. Bring mixture to a boil and simmer.
  • 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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