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Tom Yum Soup

4 from 2 votes

Tom Yum soup is a healthy nutritious and filling soup. This Thai recipe is sour and spicy at the same time making it popular with the Indian palate.
Tom yum is a clear soup and you can choose to add any variety of vegetables like baby corn, zucchini, broccoli.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsBrunch, Dinner, Lunch, Soup
Servings 4


  • 4 cup water/ homemade vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp thick tamarind extract
  • 3 tbsp Tom yum soup paste or curry paste
  • 2 cup chopped Vegetables of you choice mine are zucchini, baby corn, mushroom, cabbage, red chillies and spring onions
  • 1-2 tsp lime zest grated green part of lime skin
  • Few stalks of coriander leaf leaf removed, only stem
  • 10 basil leaves Optional
  • Salt


  • Heat the water and add tamarind extract, salt, soup paste, coriander stalks and bring to a boil.
  • When you get a wonderful soupy aroma ( about 5-8 minutes) add the vegetables and cook further for a few minutes.
  • Remove from heat and serve immediately with a few leaves of basil or coriander leaves and sprinkle the lime zest.
  • Serve along with chilli sauce or vinegar green chillies.

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4 from 2 votes

Rupa Balachandar
Rupa Balachandar

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