How to make Corn and Pepper Soup -

A soup full of flavour – coloured peppers cooked with sweet corn kernels and some aromatics.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Sweet corn kernels (स्वीट कॉर्न के दाने), Capsicum (शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Soups

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Corn and Pepper Soup

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Hindi: makai
Corn was indigenous to America, but is now grown throughout the world. It is used as a vegetable, briefly boiled or roasted or eaten with butter. And it would also interest you to know that the favourite popcorn, made by popping the small corn kernels, is a wholesome cereal food and is easily digested. Besides this, corn sees its use in various other ways – salads, soups, subzis and even sweets too!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Corn and Pepper Soup Recipe

  • Sweet corn kernels ½ cup

  • Capsicum mixed, finely chopped ½ cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger chopped ½ tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 small

  • Celery finely chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli sauce 1½ teaspoon

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns ½ teaspoon

  • Vegetable stock 3 cups

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped, 1 teaspoon + for garnishing

  • Vinegar 1½ teaspoons

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic, ginger and sauté for half a minute.

Step 2

Add onions and sauté till the onion turns golden. Add celery and mix well.

Step 3

Add bell pepper, salt, mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Add corn kernels, mix well and reduce the heat. Add red chilli sauce, soy sauce and mix well.

Step 5

Add crushed peppercorns and vegetable stock and bring to a boil on high heat.

Step 6

Take cornflour in a bowl, add sufficient water and mix well to make a smooth slurry. Add this to the soup, mix well till it thickens.

Step 7

Add chopped coriander and mix well. Switch off the heat, add vinegar and mix well.

Step 8

Serve piping hot garnished with chopped coriander.

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