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 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
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 teaspoon 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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