Lemon Coriander Soup

As the weather is getting colder, we crave for something hot to eat or drink, and what’s better than a yummy delicious soup? I am not a very soupy person but one of my all time favourites is hot and sour chicken soup. But I wanted to try something different this time and was in no mood to try the good old Pumpkin soup. So my craving to try something new and different found me a recipe of Lemon coriander soup. The name itself felt so good πŸ™‚ I am a big fan of coriander, so Lemon Coriander soup it was. I made a few changes according to my taste and with whatever I had at home.

Its a very healthy soup made with vegetable stock, lemon juice , mix vegetables and loads of coriander. I bet you will fall in love with this easy peasy flavourful soup πŸ™‚

I am writing the ingredients according to what i used but you can simply add any vegetables you like or available at home. I made my own vegetable stock too. You could use store bought if convenient.

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For Stock

Β½ cup Cabbage chopped

1 Carrot chopped

1 Onion chopped

1/2 cup chopped cauliflower

6-7 French Beans chopped

6-8 Spinach Leaves

1 chopped tomato

1 inch Ginger chopped

1-2 cloves Garlic chopped

1 inch cinnamon stick

2/3 black peppercorns

2/3 cloves

1 Bay leaf

Coriander leaves

5 cups Water

For Soup

1 tsp Oil

1-2 finely chopped garlic

1/2 inch finely chopped ginger

1/2 cup finely chopped Cabbage

1 finely chopped Carrots

Salt to taste ΒΌ

Black Pepper crushed

Juice of 1 Lime / Lemon

Coriander Leaves, a handful

Method of preparation:

For Stock

In a pot add cabbage, carrot, onion, cauliflower, ginger, garlic, french beans, spinach leaves, tomato, cinnamon, black peppercorns, cloves, bay leaf, coriander, water and let it boil for 10-12 minutes. Strain the stock and keep it aside.

For Soup

In the same pan heat some oil, add the chopped cabbage, carrots, give it a mix. Cook the vegetables for 2 minutes then add the stock and let it boil for another 2 minutes. Season it with salt, pepper, squeeze in a lime, add coriander leaves and give it a mix. The most flavourful Lemon Coriander Soup is ready.

Definitely worth trying. Drop me a line if you love the recipe….your feedback keeps me motivated πŸ™‚