How to make Zuppa Mediterranean -

Delicious fish soup prepared the Mediterranean style.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Fish Stock (फिश स्टॉक ), Fish (मछली)

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Soups

Zuppa Mediterranean

Zuppa Mediterranean Recipe Card


Middle Eastern cuisine comprises of food eaten by the people of the various countries of the Middle East. The cuisine of the region is diverse while having a degree of homogeneity.  Some commonly used ingredients include olives and olive oil, pitas, honey, sesame seeds, dates, sumac, chickpeas, mint and parsley.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Zuppa Mediterranean Recipe

  • Fish Stock 800 millilitres

  • Fish 1/2 inch cubes 1/2 cup

  • Squids 1 medium

  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) deveined 8

  • Clams with shells 8

  • Saffron (kesar) a pinch

  • Carrot julienne 1 tablespoon

  • Leek julienne 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder a pinch

  • Fresh parsley chopped 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Clean and wash the fish cubes, prawns, squids and clams thoroughly. Boil the fish stock, add the sea-food and simmer and till they are cooked but succulent i.e. for about 4 minutes.

Step 2

Add saffron and the vegetable juliennes and simmer for further 2-3 minutes. Add just seasonings, add finely chopped parsley and serve hot.

Step 3

The soup requires no garnish since the prawns and clams in shells themselves increase the appearance of the soup.

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