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Vegetable Hot N Sour Soup

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Vegetable Hot N Sour Soup

Vegetable Hot N Sour Soup at home | Kunal Kapur Recipe

  • Suitable for vegetarian

Hot and Sour Soup is a popular restaurant-style soup from Indo Chinese cuisine. As the name suggests, this soup with vegetables gets a spicy(hot) taste. Hot and Sour Soup is a spicy, tangy accompaniment for all your meals. As it is loaded with tons of fresh veggies such as carrot, capsicum, garlic, etc.

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  • 25 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy




  • Oil – 3tbsp
  • Garlic chopped –  2tsp
  • Ginger chopped – 2tsp
  • Onion chopped – 3tbsp
  • Mushrooms chopped – ¼ cup
  • Broccoli chopped – ¼ cup
  • Beans chopped – ¼ cup
  • Carrots chopped – ¼ cup
  • Cabbage chopped – ¼ cup
  • Capsicum chopped – ¼ cup
  • Veg Stock/Water – 3cups
  • Soya sauce – 2tbsp
  • Vinegar – 1tbsp
  • Pepper powder – a pinch
  • Green chilli chopped – 1tsp
  • Sugar – a pinch
  • Salt – to taste
  • Chilli sauce – 1tbsp
  • Spring onion chopped – handful
  • Coriander stems chopped – 2 tbsp
  • Cornstarch – 1tbsp
  • Water – a dash

Extra Shots
How to make Vegetable Stock at Home

Veg Stock – Makes 1lt approx


  • Onion (small) – 1no
  • Ginger sliced – few
  • Garlic cloves – 5-6nos
  • Peppercorns – 7-8nos
  • Bayleaf – 1no
  • Basil – a sprig
  • Rosemary – a sprig
  • Thyme – a sprig
  • Beans with trimmings – 1cup
  • Carrot dices & trimming – ½ cup
  • Broccoli & trimmings – ½ cup
  • Broccoli steam – 1 small piece
  • Cauliflower & trimmings – ½ cup
  • Cauliflower stem – 1small piece
  • Celery sticks – 2 small pieces
  • Tomato trimmings – handful
  • Water – 3lts



Heat a pan and add oil, garlic, ginger and onions. Stir them for a minute without browning them. Add in mushrooms, broccoli, beans, carrots, cabbage and capsicum. Cook them on high heat for 2-3 min.


Add vegetable stock and bring to a boil. Drop in soya sauce, vinegar, pepper powder, green chilli, sugar, salt, chilli sauce and give another boil.


Separately mix together cornstarch with a dash of water and add to the boiling soup. Once it is thickened remove and serve the soup hot.


Extra Shots- How to make Vegetable Stock at Home


In a pan add all the ingredients and bring to a boil. Simmer and cook for an hour. Strain the liquid and cool it completely. It is ready to use.


You may deep freeze it in small packets and use it within 2months.

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