How to make Lemon And Tortilla Soup -

A tangy vegetable soup-mexican style

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tortillas (तौरतिया ), Vegetable Stock (वेजिटेबल स्टॉक)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Soups

Lemon And Tortilla Soup

Lemon And Tortilla Soup Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Lemon And Tortilla Soup Recipe

  • Tortillas 2

  • Vegetable Stock 1 tablespoon

  • Saffron (kesar) a pinch

  • Oil 2 teaspoons

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Green chillies chopped 4

  • Vegetable stock 4 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomato chopped 1 medium

  • Walnut kernels halved 4

  • Cream 1/2 cup

  • Lemon quartered 1


Step 1

Cut tortillas into five by one centimeter strips. Dissolve saffron in one tablespoon of warm water.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a deep frying pan and deep fry tortilla strips until brown and crisp.

Step 3

Drain on absorbent paper and set aside. Heat two teaspoons of oil in a large saucepan, add onions, green chillies and sauté till onions are soft.

Step 4

Add vegetable stock and salt. Cover and simmer for twenty minutes. Add tomato and simmer for another five minutes.

Step 5

Stir in lemon juice, walnut pieces and saffron. Remove soup from heat. Add fried tortilla strips and fresh cream. Garnish with lemon pieces and serve hot.

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