ShareI'm really fond of soups because it fills me up quickly which means less room for the main course.
One of my favourites is this Chinese restaurant standard - sweet corn soup. It can also have a variety of meat in it.
  • Chicken/Vegetable stock cube-1 or 1 liter chicken stock
  • Sweet corn kernels-1cup
  • Spring onions-few strings
  • Cornstarch-2tbsp
  • Egg-1(optional)
  • Soy sauce-1tsp
  • Salt-to taste
  • Pepper powder-taste
Dissolve the chicken stock cube in a liter of water
Add the corn kernels to it and pressure cook till creamy and soft.
Heat the oil in a pan.
Chop spring onions and saute for a minute and add the cooked kernels with stock.
Add soy sauce,salt and pepper powder to taste.
Mix together the cornstarch and 1/4 cup water. Set aside.
Whisk the egg until frothy.
Stir in the cornstarch mixture until smooth and bring to a boil.
Add water if required to get desired consistancy
Simmer for at least 5 minutes.
Slowly stir in the egg mixture in a thin stream to the soup until well blended.
Taste and adjust seasoning with extra salt and pepper if needed.
Serve garnished with chopped green onions on top.

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    Hari Chandana said...

    yummy sweet corn soup.. looks perfect n delicious.. nice click!!

  1. ... on April 22, 2010 at 9:20 AM  
  2. Padhu said...

    Simple, filling and healthy corn soup. Looks very nice.

  3. ... on April 22, 2010 at 11:08 AM  
  4. Priya said...

    Slurppp!!wat a comforting bowl of soup..

  5. ... on April 22, 2010 at 11:25 AM  
  6. MaryMoh said...

    This is my family favourite too if we eat at Chinese restaurants. But at home I don't add the corn flour. We like clear soups.

  7. ... on April 22, 2010 at 11:47 AM  
  8. said...

    Hearty and delicious.Nice filling soup.

  9. ... on April 22, 2010 at 2:39 PM  
  10. divya said...

    yummy soup..looks perfect n delicious..

  11. ... on April 22, 2010 at 3:48 PM  
  12. Pavithra Srihari said...

    anything with sweet corn, i am there .. my favourite too .urs looking awesome

  13. ... on April 22, 2010 at 5:43 PM  
  14. Kiran said...

    Very delicious looking Corn soup.

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  15. ... on April 22, 2010 at 7:39 PM  
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