Lime Coriander Soup

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • for stock
  • 7 12
    cups water (veg version) or 7 1/2 cups prepared chicken stock (non veg version)
  • 6
    bunches fresh coriander, roots clipped with about two inches stems (root has the basic flavor)
  • 12
    lemon, zest of, grated a
  • 2
    inches gingerroot, skin
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • for soup
  • 6 12
    cups prepared stock (from the above ingredients)
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 2
    beans (almost shredded)
  • 12
    small carrot (cut in round very thin slices then halve it in semi circles)
  • 1
    mushroom (almost shredded)
  • 1
    teaspoon green portion green onion (almost shredded)
  • 1
    garlic clove, chopped (please don't exceed this soup should be tasting of lemon and coriander garlic and ginger if exceeded)
  • 2
    leaves cabbage (hard portion removed finely shredded)
  • 2
    spinach leaves (finely shredded)
  • 12
    cup coriander leaves (cilantro)
  • 13
    cup coriander leaves (cilantro)
  • 5
    teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon msg
  • 13
    teaspoon white pepper or 3 green chilies, finely shredded
  • 4
    teaspoons cornflour
  • 14
    cup water (for mixing cornflour)
  • 12
    cup shredded cooked chicken (if using non veg version)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Stock:
  • Boil water or prepared stock with salt on a high flame.
  • Add lemon zest, coriander roots, peppercorns, ginger skin.
  • When it starts to boil, boil it for 3 minutes, then turn off flame let it stand one minute.
  • Pass it through a sieve and return the stock to the pan. Note: will be of a very light green colour.
  • Soup: (cooked on high flame).
  • Boil the sieved stock with 1 tsp salt.
  • When it starts boiling, add the vegetables and boil for 1 minute.
  • Add msg and pepper / green chillies; cook for another minute.
  • Mix cornflour in water or remaining stock if there is any. Add 1/2 cup coriander leaves to the soup mix well now immediately add cornflour.
  • Cook till it boils.
  • Reduce heat and add lemon juice, sugar, boiled pieces of shredded chicken.
  • Cook for 4 minutes only (do not overcook).
  • Turn off flame add 1/3 cup remaining coriander leaves; mix well.
  • Serve immediately.
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