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Hot n sour soup recipe

Hot n sour soup is an Indo-Chinese soup recipe that is made using vegetables, soy sauce, chilli sauce and vinegar which gives it a tangy twist. The soup is a heavenly combination of freshly cut veggies with a beautiful broth that is filling as well as tasty. This soup is one of the most ordered soup in any Chinese restaurant all over India. Hot n sour soup is low fat, gluten-free and vegan. Soup gives you a feeling of being full and so it helps to lose weight. Also, since the soup contains veggies like carrots, cabbage, beans and celery so it is good for children, Just make sure to reduce the amount of chilli in the soup. Hot n sour soup is easy to make and can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.

Hot n sour soup is an ideal meal starter and is usually served as an appetizer. But it can also be served as a main course with Chinese dishes like noodles, momos or fried rice. You can also pair this soup with garlic bread for a nice and delicious meal. A bowl of this soup is comforting on a cold winter afternoon. Hot n sour soup is easy to make and you can make your favourite restaurant-style soup at home using a few basic ingredients.

So, if you are craving a bowl of hot and comforting soup then do try this yummy hot n sour soup recipe right now. Also, read the tips for the  perfect soup recipe.

Pro tips for hot n sour soup

  1. Add the veggies of your choice according to the availability. You can even add paneer or tofu.
  2. Soy sauce contains salt so adjust the amount of salt accordingly.
  3. You can easily double the amount of recipe by adjusting the amount of water, cornflour, veggies and sauces.
  4. Sauté the veggies on high heat to make them crunchy.
  5. Always use a wok or deep bottom pan while making soup.
  6. You can also use lime juice instead of vinegar to make hot n sour soup.
  7. Do not add too much water to the soup or you will have to cook the soup for a long time to make it thick.

FAQs 

  • How to adjust the thickness of the soup?

Cornflour helps with the thickness of the soup. In this recipe, by adding 2 tbsp cornflour the soup has a medium-thick consistency. So to make the soup thin reduce the quantity of cornflour and to make it thicker add more cornflour to the slurry.

  • Is the soup suitable for children?

This soup contains veggies that are great for children. Although the soup can be a little bit spicy for kids so reduce the amount of chilli sauce and black pepper to make it less spicy.

Other recipes to try 

  1. Tomato soup– a famous Indian soup made with tomatoes that are rich in vitamins, fibres, helps in weight loss and is tasty too.
  2. Vegetable manchow soup– Hot and spicy soup made using vegetables and perfect for the winter season.
  3. Gobi Manchurian– Indo-Chinese dish with soy sauce, chilli sauce, veggies and frying gobi Manchurian to make a vegetarian dry Manchurian dish.
  4. Chilli garlic momos– Spicy momos filled with a savoury filling of veggies and stir-frying in a spicy gravy of veggies, soy sauce and chilli sauce.

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Hot n sour soup

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine: Chinese, Indian
Keyword: hot n sour, soup, hot n sour soup, hot soup,
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 94kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ginger chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic chopped
  • 1/4 cup celery chopped
  • 1/2 cup beans chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrot chopped
  • 1/2 cup mushroom chopped
  • 1 cup cabbage shredded
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp sugar

For garnish

  • spring onions

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a wok and add ginger and garlic to it.
  • Now add celery to the wok and fry it for a minute.
  • Add beans and carrot to the wok and cook it on medium heat until the vegetables become soft.
  • Now add mushroom and cabbage to the wok. Cook it on medium heat until the veggies become soft.
  • Add salt, black pepper, soy sauce, chilli sauce, vinegar and mix everything well.
  • Pour 3 cups water or stock into the wok and mix it well.
  • Take corn flour and mix it with 2 tbsp water to make a slurry.  
  • Pour the slurry into the wok and mix it well so that no lumps are formed.
  • Boil the soup for 4 minutes while stirring in between.
  • Add sugar, a handful of spring onion greens and mix it well.
  • Now turn the heat off and pour the soup into bowls.
  • Garnish with spring onions and your hot n sour soup is ready. Serve hot and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.1g | Protein: 2.1g | Fat: 4.9g | Saturated Fat: 0.7g | Sodium: 1045mg | Potassium: 272mg | Fiber: 2.6g | Sugar: 4.5g | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg

Step by step hot n sour soup recipe with pictures

  1. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a wok and add 1 Tbsp chopped ginger and 1 tbsp chopped garlic to it.
  2. Now add ¼ cup celery to the wok and fry it for a minute.hot n sour soup
  3. Add ½ cup beans and ½ cup carrot to the wok and cook it on medium heat until the vegetables become soft.
  4. Now add ½ cup mushroom and 1 cup cabbage to the wok. Cook it on medium heat until the veggies become soft.sauté veggies
  5. Add 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp black pepper, 2 tsp soy sauce, 2 tsp chilli sauce, 1 tsp vinegar and mix everything well.hot n sour soup
  6. Pour 3 cups water or stock into the wok and mix it well.
  7. Take 2 tbsp cornflour and mix it with 2 tbsp water to make a slurry.
  8. Pour the slurry into the wok and mix it well so that no lumps are formed. Boil the soup for 4 minutes while stirring in between.hot n sour soup
  9. Add 1 tsp sugar, a handful of spring onion greens and mix it well.garnish with spring onion greens
  10. Now turn the heat off and pour the soup into bowls. Garnish with spring onion greens and so your hot n sour soup is ready. Serve hot and enjoy.

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