How to make Vegetable Clear Soup -

A medley of vegetables are cooked together to make this healthy no oil soup.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book No Oil Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Fresh button Mushroom, Carrots (गाजर)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Soups

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Vegetable Clear Soup

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Some say Chinese cuisine is 400,000 years old going back to the Peking Man and his use of fire. Some other accounts of the history of Chinese cuisine takes the beginning to the Chinese stone age. However today Chinese cuisine enjoys the distinction of being the most popular in the world.
All this furore about Chinese food can make one wonder what is so special about this cuisine.  To put it in one word it is wholesome.  It has the characteristics of being nutritious, economical, balanced and delicious. It cannot be gainsaid that Chinese food is popular the world over and it can be adapted into our modern lifestyles as the strong link between diet and health of body, mind and spirit is epitomized in Chinese cookery. We all desire harmony in our lives and this works on the ancient Taoist principle of Yin and Yang in which balance and contrast are the key. Each Chinese dish reflects a balance of taste, texture, aroma and colour. Be it sweet, sour, pungent, hot, salty or spicy – all the six basic flavours are incorporated deftly in all Chinese dishes.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegetable Clear Soup Recipe

  • Fresh button Mushroom sliced 6-8

  • Carrots thinly sliced 1/2 medium

  • Chinese cabbage 1 inch pieces 4-6 leaves

  • Celery diagonally sliced 1 inch stalk

  • Spring onion sliced 1

  • Red capsicum cut into 1 inch pieces 1 medium

  • Snow peas halved 8-10

  • Spinach leaves (palak) chopped 12-16

  • Vegetable stock 4-5 cups

  • Garlic,crushed 2-3 cloves

  • MSG 1/4 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed 3-4

  • Salt to taste

  • Bean sprouts 1/2 cup

  • Lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon



Step 1

Heat vegetable stock in a wok or a pan, add crushed garlic and bring to a boil. Add mushrooms, carrot, Chinese cabbage, celery, spring onion, red bell pepper, snow peas, spinach and cook for two to three minutes.

Step 2

Add MSG, crushed peppercorns, salt to taste and bean sprouts. Stir in lemon juice and serve piping hot.
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