Colorful Sweet & Sour Vegetable Soup

Sweet & Sour Veg soup


Cabbage – 1 cup (finely chopped)

Carrot – 1 cup (finely chopped)

Green Bell peppers – 1/2 chopped

Yellow Bell peppers – 1/2 chopped

A few Spring onion chopped

A few Celery chopped

A few Garlic cloves chopped

Green chilli – 2

jaggery –  1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Pepper – 1 tsp

Corn flour – 1 tbsp

lemon – 2 tsp

Water – 3 cups

Olive oil – 1 tbsp


1. In a Deep wide pan add olive oil, green chilli, garlic & saute it for a minute.

2. Add all the chopped vegetables one after the other Spring onion, Cabbage, Carrot, Celery, Green Bell pepper, Yellow Bell pepper & saute it for a few minutes.

3. Now add Salt, Pepper, jaggery & mix it. Add enough water to cover all the vegetables. Let it boil for a few minutes.

4. Dilute a corn flour in a water, it acts as a thickening agent, so pour it in the soup and mix it.

5. Add lemon, Spring onion stock & turn off the stove.

6. The whole some Sweet & Sour Veg soup is ready to serve.

Benefits of This Recipe:

  1. Nutrient-Rich: Packed with a variety of vegetables, this soup provides a range of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants essential for overall health and well-being.
  2. Digestive Support: The fiber-rich vegetables like cabbage, carrots, and celery aid digestion, promote gut health, and contribute to a feeling of fullness.
  3. Immune Boost: Garlic and bell peppers are rich in immune-boosting nutrients such as vitamin C and antioxidants, helping to strengthen the body’s defenses.
  4. Heart-Healthy: Olive oil adds healthy monounsaturated fats, which can help reduce the risk of heart disease and improve cholesterol levels.
  5. Low in Calories: With minimal added sugars and fats, this soup is a nutritious and low-calorie option for those watching their weight or trying to maintain a balanced diet.

Nutritive Value:

  • Cabbage: High in vitamin C, vitamin K, and fiber, cabbage supports immune function, bone health, and digestion.
  • Carrots: Rich in beta-carotene, fiber, and potassium, carrots promote vision health, support digestion, and contribute to overall well-being.
  • Bell Peppers (Green and Yellow): Packed with vitamin C, vitamin A, and antioxidants, bell peppers boost immunity, promote eye health, and reduce inflammation.
  • Celery: Low in calories and high in fiber, celery provides vitamins K and C, and antioxidants, supporting bone health and reducing inflammation.
  • Spring Onions: Rich in antioxidants and vitamin K, spring onions offer anti-inflammatory properties and may help lower cholesterol levels.
  • Garlic: Contains compounds with immune-boosting properties, garlic supports heart health, reduces blood pressure, and may help fight off infections.
  • Jaggery: A natural sweetener, jaggery provides iron and other minerals while adding a hint of sweetness to balance the flavors of the soup.
  • Pepper: Adds a kick of heat and contains antioxidants, pepper may aid digestion, improve nutrient absorption, and promote gut health.
  • Corn Flour: Used as a thickening agent, corn flour adds texture to the soup while also providing a source of carbohydrates.
  • Lemon: High in vitamin C and antioxidants, lemon adds a refreshing tanginess to the soup while providing immune-boosting benefits.
  • Olive Oil: Rich in monounsaturated fats and antioxidants, olive oil supports heart health, reduces inflammation, and may help lower cholesterol levels.

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