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Coconut Cream And Green Bean Winter Soup

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This soup is a good strong soup ideal for cold days and a secret weapon against your diet devastation in the party season.
Ingredients
  Carrot 1 Medium, cut into fine strips
  Sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh lemon grass 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Grated fresh ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Ground turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 2 Teaspoon
  Fresh green chilies 2 , chopped
  Green shallots 2 , chopped
  Green beans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Canned coconut cream 200 Milliliter (1 can)
  Water 200 Milliliter (2 cups, adjust quantity as needed)
  Vegetable stock cubes 1 , crumbled
  Bean sprouts 125 Gram (2 cups)
  Fresh coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
2. Add the lemon grass, garlic and ginger and sauté for 1 minute.
3. Add the spices and sauté another minute or so, to extract the flavors.
4. Now add the carrots, chilies, shallots, beans and stir fry quickly.
5. Pour in the coconut cream and water and crumble in the stock cube. Stir to blend.
6. Bring the soup to a boil then reduce the heat to low.
7. Simmer the soup for another 5 to 8 minutes.
8. Stir in the bean sprouts and the coriander just before serving.

SERVING
9. Enjoy the soup immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Thai
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean Sprout
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
The best time of the year has arrived. October to December is party time and everything in our environment reflects that. Festival follows festival and the weather is getting colder and there is a party invitation or something like it almost ever night. All this leads to a not-so-little diet dilemma. Party foods dump diets into dustbins and the cold weather leads to raging appetites. This soup is the secret weapon and is better for you than you have imagined. Its easy to make, its low fat and very comforting and keeps you well in the cold weather.

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