This is very popular soup of Chinese cuisine. As the winter is about to descend on Bangalore, this soup in the evening is very comforting.
Time Required: 30 Minutes
1/4 Cup String Beans, Stringed and Chopped finely
1/4 Cup Carrot, Peeled and Chopped finely
1/4 Cup Shelled Peas
1/2 Cup Shredded Cabbage
3 – 4 Button Mushrooms (Optional)
1 small Capsicum
5 Pods Garlic
1″ piece Ginger, Julienne
1/4 Cup Chopped Spring Onions
1 Cup Tomato Puree
1tsp Soya Sauce
1tsp Green Chili Sauce
1/4 tsp Crushed Pepper
Salt to taste
Heat Oil and add Ginger, Garlic and saute for a minute. Add Cabbage, Capsicum and saute. Add Mushrooms, Peas, Beans and Carrot and saute for a minute more. Add Tomato Puree and add 2 cups of water and continue to cook. Mix Cornflour in cold water and add to the soup. Let it boil for 2 minutes. Add Soya Sauce, Vinegar, Chili Sauce, Salt and Pepper. Cook for another minute.
Serve hot garnished with Spring Onions.