II Hot and Sour Soup II


  • 2tbsp. chili sauce or to taste
  • 11/2tbsp. Corn flour / corn starch
  • 1 tbsp Soya sauce
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 2tbsp. Capsicum / green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 2tbsp spring onions (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 2tbsp. carrots (chopped)
  • 1/4th cup chopped cabbage
  • A small block of Paneer / organic tofu (thinly sliced), optional
  • 1tsp. Black Pepper powder or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • A pinch Ajinomoto
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 cups water

Preperation :

  • Mix 4 cups of water, Chili sauce, Soya sauce, vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper powder and ajinomoto and bring to boil.
  • Now add all the chopped vegetables except paneer . Cook for a minute on a medium heat.
  • Dissolve corn starch in 1/2 cup water and add to the soup stirring  constantly till it becomes thick.
  • Cook for a minute, add paneer slices.
  • Serve hot .

Tip : Soup should be prepared just before consuming and should be served fresh, else it will lose the taste.