Tangy Vegetable Hot and Sour Soup


Oil – 1 Tsp

Garlic – 5 Cloves Finely Chopped

Green Chili – 1 No. Finely Chopped

Onion – 1 No. Finely Chopped

Carrot – 1 No. Finely Chopped

Beans – 5 Nos Finely Chopped

Cabbage – 1/4 Cup Finely Chopped

Mushroom – 4 Nos Thinly Sliced



Ground Pepper

lemon- 1 Tbsp

Vinegar – 1 Tbsp

Corn Flour Slurry – 1/2 Cup

Spring Onion


Switch on the pot,  saute

Add oil and let it heat up

Now add ginger, garlic, green chili and saute for a few secs

Add all the vegetables and saute Once the vegetables are half cooked,

add lemon, vinegar, salt, jaggery and pepper Mix everything well

Add water and mix well

let it cook Once the soup is done, add the cornflour slurry and let the soup boil in manual mode

Finally, add spring onion greens and mix well

Serve the Hot and Sour soup hot.

Benefits of This Recipe:

  1. Abundant in Vegetables: Loaded with a variety of vegetables like carrots, beans, cabbage, mushrooms, and capsicum, this soup provides a plethora of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants for overall health and well-being.
  2. Immune-Boosting: Garlic and ginger, known for their immune-boosting properties, help strengthen the body’s defense system against infections and illnesses.
  3. Digestive Health: High-fiber vegetables like carrots, beans, and cabbage aid digestion and promote gut health, while also providing a satisfying texture to the soup.
  4. Low in Calories: With minimal added fats and sugars, this soup is a nutritious and low-calorie option for those looking to maintain a healthy diet and manage their weight.
  5. Flavorful and Satisfying: The combination of tangy lemon, vinegar, and savory spices creates a flavorful and satisfying soup that’s perfect for warming up on chilly days or whenever you’re craving a delicious meal.

Nutritive Value:

  • Carrots: Rich in beta-carotene, fiber, and potassium, carrots promote vision health, support digestion, and contribute to overall well-being.
  • Beans: High in protein, fiber, and various vitamins and minerals, beans offer numerous health benefits including improved digestion, blood sugar control, and weight management.
  • Cabbage: Low in calories and high in fiber, cabbage provides vitamin C, vitamin K, and antioxidants, promoting digestive health and reducing inflammation.
  • Mushrooms: Low in calories and rich in protein, fiber, and antioxidants, mushrooms offer immune-boosting properties and support overall health.
  • Capsicum: A good source of vitamin C, vitamin A, and antioxidants, capsicum supports immune function, eye health, and may help reduce inflammation.
  • Garlic: Known for its immune-boosting properties, garlic contains sulfur compounds that may provide various health benefits, including heart health and improved immune function.
  • Ginger: Contains gingerol, a bioactive compound with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects, ginger supports digestion, reduces nausea, and may help reduce muscle pain.
  • Lemon: High in vitamin C and antioxidants, lemon adds a refreshing tanginess to the soup while providing immune-boosting benefits.
  • Vinegar: Contains acetic acid, which may help control blood sugar levels, improve digestion, and promote satiety.
  • Corn Flour Slurry: Used as a thickening agent, corn flour slurry adds texture to the soup while also providing a source of carbohydrates.

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