Vegetable soup is a popular recipe among the different types of soup recipes in India. It not only satiates our taste buds but is also very healthy as the nutrients of various vegetables are combined in one big bowl of hot soup!
A bowl of vegetable soup can be devoured as an appetizer before a meal or you can also use it as a whole meal by having it with bread slices. Also, introducing bread crumbs in the soup gives it a unique flavor and texture.
You can use different types of vegetables and spices while making a steamy pot of vegetable soup. The commonly used vegetables are carrots, beans, coriander leaves, cabbage, and green chili.
You can also add other vegetables as per your preference. However, do not forget to add a couple of corn flour teaspoons as they will impart a perfect texture to your soup.
Pepper powder and salt (as per your taste preference) are the basic requirements when it comes to the spices. However, you can also add ginger, onion, and garlic to add more flavors to your soup.
Vegetable soups are considered to be healthy as it is packed with the wholesome goodness of veggies. It contains vitamins, minerals and other useful nutrients which are useful for our overall health.
It curbs weight naturally and also has a detoxifying effect on our body. It improves our digestion and also assists in repairing cells. Replacing your dinner with a sufficient quantity of hot vegetable soup can help you to reduce weight faster. All these benefits make it an ideal component of our daily diet.
Some people like a hot spicy bowl of vegetable soup whereas some people like to keep it simple and less spicy. Homemade soups are much more nutritious and delicious than the canned vegetable soups and soup packets we find in malls and grocery shops. You can also add some freshly chopped cabbage and dried noodles on the top to make it much more sumptuous and satisfying!
Ingredients for Vegetable Soup
- 1 no Carrot finely chopped
- 6 nos Beans finely chopped
- 50 gms Cabbage finely chopped
- a small bunch Coriander Leaves finely chopped
- 1 no Green Chilli finely chopped
- 2 tsp Corn Flour
- 1/2 tsp Pepper Powder
- Salt as per taste
How to make Vegetable Soup
- Mix the corn flour with 1/4 cup of water and keep aside.
- Heat a heavy-bottomed pan over medium flame.
- Pour 3 cups of water and bring to a boil.
- Add the carrot, beans, cabbage, coriander leaves and green chillies.
- Cook till tender.
- Add the corn flour and bring to a boil.
- Remove and transfer to a serving bowl.
- Sprinkle pepper powder and salt.
- Serve hot.