Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Coriander and Lemon soup-Best compliment Appetizer in Winters!!

Coriander and Lemon soup-Best compliment Appetizer in Winters!!

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time:  7 minutes
Total Preparation Time : 17Minutes

As a member few cooking groups on face book, a competition has been organised by one of the group. As being a sportive person and a foodie too, how to miss the competition. The theme is "Soup",and as making soups for the  competition, thought to share with all too!.
Ek garam soup ki piyali-Coriander and lemon soup with a twist added basil leaves to it which enhance it flavor.This soup us perfect in winter's as the main ingredients contains vitamin C, which helps in controlling cold and flu. And pack of winter veggies!!
Coriander or cilantro is a wonderful source of dietary fiber, manganese, iron and magnesium as well. In addition, coriander leaves are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin K and protein. They also contain small amounts of calcium, phosphorous, potassium, thiamin, niacin and carotene.
Lemon is an excellent and rich source of vitamin C, an essential nutrient that protects the body against immune system deficiencies.Lemons contain pectin fibre which is very beneficial for colon health and also serves as a powerful antibacterial.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings:2 person


Vegetable stock 2 bowl
Carrot finely minced 2 tbsp
Cauliflower finely minced 2 tbsp
Green peas 4 tbsp
Beans finely minced 1 tbsp
Lemon juice 2 tbsp(can adjust to prefence)
Coriander leaves fresh finely chopped 1/2 cup
Garlic 8 pods finely minced
Butter 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Basil 1 tsp
Corn flour 1 tsp
Water 21/2 cup (for vegetable stock)
Black Pepper- 2 pinch


  • Place sauce pan and pour water and add all Veggies and salt bring it to boil
  • Add basil leaves to it
  • Now cover it with lid and make sure all the Veggies shouldn't be fully cooked. Just need to blanch it
  • Take the strainer and separate Veggies and vegetables stock
  • Now take a sauce pan add butter and once heated
  • Add garlic and saute it for a minute
  • Add blanched Veggies and saute for 2 mins
  • Add vegetable stock and bring it to boil
  • mix cornflour in normal water(1tbsp) and pour it to the boiling vegetable stock
  • Now add lemon juice and boil it for 1 minute
  • Now add the chopped coriander leaves and wait for 1 boil 
  • Then off the gas stove
  • Serve hot (immediately as the coriander will start turning black after sometimes)
  • Garnish with crushed pepper

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