Veg Sweet Corn soup

Veg Sweet Corn Soup
Photo Credits: Ravi Talwar

Corn kernels and colorful veggies in a translucent soup, the vegetarian sweet corn soup is refreshing and tasteful and can easily be made at home. It is a part of the Indo-Chinese cuisine and is quite versatile since it can be made with any combination of vegetables or meat (non-vegetarian version).

Ingredients

  • Corn kernels, fresh or canned                                           1/2 cup
  • Assorted Vegetables, finely chopped or julienned              3/4 cup

  (Beans, Carrot, Peas, Cabbage)

  • Corn flour                                                                        2 tablespoons
  • Soya sauce (optional)                                                        1/2 teaspoon
  • Black or white pepper powder                                           1/2 teaspoon
  • Oregano, crushed (or flakes)                                             1/2 teaspoon
  • Vegetable stock                                                                2 cups
  • Sugar                                                                              1 teaspoon
  • Spring onion greens, chopped (optional)                            1 tablespoon
  • Salt                                                                                  To taste

Procedure

  1. Put a saucepan with 2-1/2 cups water on high heat. When it starts boiling add all chopped veggies into it except the cabbage and boil for a minute.
  2. Drain the vegetables through a sieve and keep aside.
  3. Dissolve corn flour in 1/4 cup water and keep aside.
  4. Pour the vegetable stock in a deep non-stick pan and place it on medium heat.
  5. As soon as the stock starts boiling add the corn kernels in it.
  6. Boil for 2 minutes or until the corn kernels become soft.
  7. Add salt, pepper, sugar and oregano.
  8. Now stir in the dissolved corn flour, while stirring continuously to make a smooth mixture.
  9. Finally add the boiled vegetables and shredded cabbage.
  10. Boil for 2 more minutes. Turn off the heat and add soya sauce, stir well.
  11. Immediately ladle the soup into serving bowls and garnish with chopped green onions. Serve hot!

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 2

 

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