How to make Vegetable Manchow Soup -

A Chinese style thick mixed vegetable soup topped with crisp fried noodles.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Cabbage (बंदगोभी),

Cuisine : Indo-Chinese

Course : Soups

Vegetable Manchow Soup

Vegetable Manchow Soup Recipe Card


Vegetable manchow soup is a delightful Indo-Chinese thick soup which gets an extra bit of crunch with a garnish of deep-fried crispy noodles. A mix of finely chopped nutritious veggies sauteed along with Chinese sauces, cooked in flavourful vegetable stock  and thickened with corn flour. The dark brown aromatic broth studded with colourful veggies – makes your mouth water as soon as it hits the table.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Vegetable Manchow Soup Recipe

  • Cabbage chopped 1/4 small

  • Carrot chopped 1 medium

  • Button mushrooms 2-3

  • Chinese black mushrooms soaked 2-3

  • Green capsicum 1/2 medium

  • Spring onion 1

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger 1/2 inch piece

  • Garlic chopped 2-3 cloves

  • Bamboo shoots 2 inches

  • Vegetable stock 4 cups

  • Green chillies 2

  • Red chilli sauce 1/2 tablespoon

  • Soy sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Tofu 50 grams

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Noodles deep fried 1 cup


Step 1

Slice spring onion. Heat oil in a non stick wok. Slice button mushrooms. Add spring onions to the oil in the wok along with ginger and garlic and toss.

Step 2

Add carrot, cabbage and mushrooms. Chop Chinese mushrooms roughly and add to the wok.

Step 3

Chop bamboo shoot into small pieces. Add 4 cups stock and green chillies to the wok. Add red chilli sauce and soy sauce and mix.

Step 4

Cut tofu into ½ inch cubes and add to the soup. Mix cornflour with ¼ cup water and add to the soup and cook till it thickens.

Step 5

Add salt and mix.Chop capsicum, reserve some for garnish and add the rest to the soup and mix well.

Step 6

Serve the soup hot garnished with crisp noodles and capsicum.

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