Showing posts with label SOUP. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SOUP. Show all posts

Monday, April 9, 2012


Chunky Tomato Soup Recipe  @

Nothing beats slurping up a bowl of warm tomato soup that is super easy to prepare from your own kitchen.  It tastes so much better than the store bought versions.  Transform this soup with a little twist by adding some of your favorite herbs or spices. Try making it thick or thin, chunky or smooth, the way you love them  most.

My method involves  a quick and much easier way  eliminating the blending process but this is a personal choice. I prefer my soup in its original state, love to bite into a chunky bit of tomato in them.

Have added  some chili powder for extra hotness also for  its  beautiful color. This can easily be replaced with freshly ground black pepper if the chili powder isn't available in your kitchen.

Friday, February 24, 2012


Sweet Green Bean Soup Recipe @

One of popular South East Asian desserts made with whole dried green bean (mung bean), coconut milk and palm sugar. It is slow cooked until the beans become soft.

Dried green beans are commonly used to make dessert by processing them into flour. This flour is then churned  into delicious dessert , one such dessert is Koleh Koleh (Green Bean Pudding).

Green bean is a good source of protein, minerals and has a cooling effect on our body. For healthier version, add low fat milk instead of coconut milk.

Sweet Green Bean Soup Recipe @

Tuesday, February 14, 2012


I was in love with this soup when I saw it on a television show recently, I know my family will surely love them.

Spring soup cooked with your choice of vegetables with a bit of onion and seasoned with freshly ground black pepper makes a refreshing, surprisingly hearty meal.

An addition of milk will soften and enrich the soup To jazz up this soup you may add a dash of hot sauce, some shreds of cooked bacon/ chicken or a sprinkle of fresh chopped herbs like parsley or thyme.

Yield :   6-8 servings

2.5 cups mixed vegetables (carrot, french bean, cauliflower)
2 onion chopped
2 potato mashed
6 cups water/stock
1 TB all purpose flour
2 TB olive oil
1 cup milk
salt to taste
fresh ground black pepper
4 TB grated cheese (optional)


Heat  the oil in a deep saucepan, add the onion, saute until translucent.

Add in mixed vegetables, stir for 2 minutes, add 5 cups water and bring to boil. Simmer until vegetables are tender. Mix flour with the balance of water, make sure there is no lump..

Now mix in mashed potato, milk and flour mixture,bring to a slow boil.

Season with black pepper and salt, when ready to serve, ladle into bowls or mugs, top with  grated cheese.

Monday, August 8, 2011


Hot & Sour Soup Recipe @

Hot and sour soup is a light and filling dish, you can use any meaty fish such as thread fin, sea bream or mackerel if you intend to add the fish in your soup.  It has tangy and spicy flavor which can be adjusted to your liking.

Since the fish doesn't need longer time to cook, quickly remove from heat once the fish is cooked. Hot & Sour Soup is a warming, satisfying and flavorful meal that goes well with rice.

Hot & Sour Soup Recipe @

Monday, January 17, 2011



If you are soup lover like me and used to buy those ready made soup, you should consider trying this recipe. So simple to put together and the best part is you can add any vegetable of your choice beside the carrot I'd used here.

Traditionally, most of soup recipe requires you to puree them but I prefer not to do that but this is a personal preference. Serve it with toasted bread and now you can enjoy light and nutritious meal, much more tasty than the store bought ones.


10 medium size prawn
1 onion chopped
1 tsp ginger minced
2 garlic chopped
2 small carrot cut
1 tsp chili powder/ pepper
1 stalk lemon grass bruised
2 small tomato chopped
salt to taste
2 T cooking oil
2 T chopped coriander leaves
3 C water


* Peel the prawn but leave the tail intact, wash and drain.

* Heat the oil, fry the onion until light brown. Add ginger, lemon grass and garlic, cook until fragrant.

* Now add the tomato, cook until it turns soft. Add the chili powder, stir for a minute.

* Pour water and bring to boil, add carrot and salt. Once the carrot is cooked, add the prawn, let simmer until the color changes.

* Serve hot. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009



Tom yam is the famous hot and sour soup originating from Thailand. You can use chicken or seafood, each region has its own variation of the recipe.Amount of the bird's eye chilli and chilli paste used can be adjusted to your preference.

8 oz (250 g) shrimp/prawns, shelled and deveined, with tail intact
3 cups water
2 garlic cloves minced
5 kaffir lime leaves)
3 thin slices fresh or dried galangal
1/4 cup fish sauce (nam pla)
2 stalks lemon grass only take the white part
4 shallots, sliced
1/2 cup sliced straw mushrooms
5-10 bird's eye chilli
1/4 cup lime juice
1 tablespoon chilli paste
coriander leaves


1. Rinse the prawn shells and place them in a large pot with the water. Heat to boiling, strain the broth and discard the shells.
2. Add the garlic, lime leaves, galangal, fish sauce, lemon grass and shallots to the stock, then the mushrooms and bird's eye chili , if using. Cook gently for 2 minutes.
3. Add the shrimp to the soup, and reheat to boiling. When the shrimp are cooked, place the lime juice and chili paste in a serving bowl. Pour the soup into the bowl, stir, garnish with the coriander leaves, and serve.SERVES 4.

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