How to make Thai Omelette Soup -

Highly flavoured Thai soup served with a peanut stuffed omelette

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Thai red curry paste (थाई रेड करी पेस्ट)

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Soups

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Thai Omelette Soup

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Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Thai Omelette Soup Recipe

  • Eggs 8

  • Thai red curry paste 2 teaspoons

  • Chicken stock 4 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 4 teaspoons

  • Kaffir lime leaves 3

  • Fresh basil leaves 10-12

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 2-3

  • Roasted peanuts crushed 4 tablespoons

  • Fish sauce 3 teaspoons

  • Lemon finely sliced 1

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Coconut milk 4 teaspoons

  • Lemongrass 4 one inch stalks

Method

Step 1

Heat chicken stock in a deep non-stick pan.

Step 2

To make one omelette, break 2 eggs into a bowl. Add salt and beat well.

Step 3

Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 4

Add red curry paste to the stock and mix well.

Step 5

Bruise lime leaves, add to the stock and simmer.

Step 6

Roughly chop 5-6 basil leaves and coriander sprigs together. Add this to the beaten eggs and beat once again.

Step 7

Pour beaten eggs in the second pan, scramble slightly and spread and cook till almost done.

Step 8

Spread 1 tablespoon crushed peanuts on the omelette and fold. Flip and cook. Similarly prepare the remaining omelettes.

Step 9

Add fish sauce to stock and mix.

Step 10

Tear remaining basil leaves and add to the stock and mix. Add lemon juice and stir to mix. Add salt, mix and boil.

Step 11

Add coconut milk, switch off heat and mix well.

Step 12

To serve one portion, place 1 inch stalk lemongrass in a serving bowl. Put 1 omelette on the side. Add lemon slices in the soup and pour the soup over the omelette. Serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.