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Lemon Grass Vegetable and Noodle Soup by Tarla Dalal

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The first impression is very important, be it for a person or a meal. So, why not start your meal with an aromatic stir-fried vegetable soup? this lemongrass flavored soup is so exotic and tasty that it is sure to fire up your gastronomical machinery and set the pace for a wonderful meal ahead. By increasing the amount of noodles a bit, you can even serve the lemongrass, vegetable and noodle soup as a healthy between-meal snack or a simple supper on days when you feel heavy.
Ingredients
  Chopped lemon grass 3 Tablespoon, roughly chopped
  Boiled noodles 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whole dry kashmiri red chilies 2 , torn, soaked, drained
  Finely chopped garlic 2 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Sliced and blanched baby corn 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Thinly sliced and blanched carrots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Blanched broccoli florets 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sliced and blanched french beans 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Vegetarian seasoning cube 1 , lightly crushed
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Combine the lemon grass and ½ cup of water. Blend in a mixer to a smooth paste. Strain the mixture using a strainer and keep the lemon grass water aside.
2. Soak the red chilies in enough warm water for 20 minutes and drain well.

MAKING
3. In mortar and pestle, combine the soaked red chilies, garlic and ginger. Pound it into a coarse paste. Keep aside.
4. In a non-stick pan, heat oil, add the baby corn, carrot, broccoli and French beans. Saute the vegetables over medium flame for about 1-2 minutes.
5. Add 2 cups of hot water, 2 tsp of the red chili- garlic -ginger paste, lemon grass water, boiled noodles, soy sauce, salt and crushed seasoning cube. Mix well. Bring to boil and simmer for 1-2 minutes.

SERVING
6. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Chef: 
Tarla Dalal
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Winter, Easy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 240 Calories from Fat 81

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.5%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.1 mg2.7%

Sodium 388.1 mg16.2%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g11.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.4%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 5 g10.9%

Vitamin A 5.3% Vitamin C 4.3%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 15.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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