How to make Tom Yum Soup -

A famous healthy and spicy Thai vegetarian soup.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Kaffir Lime Leaves (काफ़िर लाइम के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Soups

Tom Yum Soup

Tom Yum Soup Recipe Card


Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Tom Yum Soup Recipe

  • Carrots diagonally sliced 1 medium

  • Kaffir Lime Leaves quartered 5-6

  • Straw Mushrooms quartered 10-12

  • Broccoli 5-6 florets

  • Red capsicum 1/2 inch pieces 1/2 medium

  • Lemon grass 2 stems small scoops

  • Green chillies 4

  • Kaffir lime leaves 6

  • Red curry paste 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon 1

  • Carrot cut into thin strips 1 small

  • Fresh red chilli deveined 1


Step 1

Take four to five cups of water in a deep pan.

Step 2

Crush the lemon grass stems and green chillies and add to the water and bring it to a boil.

Step 3

Add crushed kaffir lime leaves and boil for ten minutes.

Step 4

Strain the stock.

Step 5

Heat another pan, add red curry paste and the strained stock and mix well.

Step 6

Bring it to a boil.

Step 7

Add carrot, mushrooms and straw mushrooms and cook for two minutes.

Step 8

Add salt, broccoli and red capsicum and continue to cook for two to three minutes more.

Step 9

Take the pan off the heat.

Step 10

Squeeze the juice of a lemon into the soup and add lemon skin too and stir well.

Step 11

Remove the lemon skin after a couple of minutes.

Step 12

Serve the soup hot garnished with carrot strips and red chillies.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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