Monday, August 20, 2012

HOT AND SOUR SOUP



This is one of the most popular soups in the Chinese Cuisine. It is hot and spicy and suitable to our Indian taste buds.

Ingredients:
Chicken ........ 2-3 pieces
Mushrooms.... 3-4 (thinly sliced)
Spring onion ... 1 sprig (choppped finely)
Carrot ............ 1/2 (chopped finely)
Ginger .......... i inch piece..(grated)
Tofu ............ about two tbsps. (cut into small pieces)
Eggs ............. 2
Soya sauce ...... 2-3 tbsps.
Vinegar .......... 1-2 tbsps. (according to ur taste)
Ajinomotto ...... a pinch
Black pepper .... 1/2 tsp (powdered)
Salt .......... to taste
Corn flour ...... 1 tbsp.

Method:
1. Boil the chicken pieces adding salt. Store the chicken stock and shred the chicken.
2. Boil the stock and keep adding the vegetables one by one.
3. Add also the chicken and tofu pieces and salt.
4. Break the eggs and pour them slowly into the soup, stirring continuously to bring a string like consistency.
5. Now add the cornflour diluted in water to thicken the soup.
6. Finally add the soya sauce, vinegar, ajinomotto and black pepper.
Serve immediately.

14 comments:

  1. Chicken hot and sour soup looks comforting and spicy. Perfect for the weather here.

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    1. Thanks...yes it is indeed....specially on a cold day.
      Even I just love to have this soup for lunch sometimes....it is filling and you can add any vegetable, meat or sea food of your choice for variation.

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  2. looks yum!
    first time to ur blog and it is very nice!
    do visit my blog when u find time and join in the savory event going in my blog!

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    1. Thanks SriLekha.
      I visited your blog...nice recipies...will surely try out some...I love South Indian food.
      And I will try to participate in the savory even

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  3. lovely recipe... following you... do visit me http://cooklikepriya.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. That looks like a tasty soup Shobha

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