Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Babycorn Capsicum Soup | Clear Soup Recipes

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babycorn capsicum soup
A bowl of hot Soup with warm garlic bread or a bowl of pasta is always a comfort food for me in the monsoons. Though I prepare soups often they never find their way to my blog as I usually prepare it for dinner and I find it difficult to click photos in the night. Few days back, I had prepared this soup along with pasta for a quick weekend lunch and hence I got the opportunity to click the soup !!
babycorn soup
I love any kind of soups like thick, clear or rich milk based ones where as DH prefers clear soups or vegetables shorbas and hence I prepare mostly thin soups according to his preferences. Baby corn and capsicum makes an amazing combo in various forms such as Stir fry, curry , gravy, pulao or soup. I just love this combo and never get tired of it. This is a very easy clear soup which can be prepared in a matter of minutes.Try this and enjoy the hot soup with your family.
baby corn capsicum soup

If you are interested check out other Babycorn-Capsicum combos like Babycorn-Capsicum Stir fry, Babycorn-Capsicum Gravy.

baby corn capsicum clear soup

Also check out other Soup recipes:
baby corn capsicum soup

Babycorn Capsicum Clear Soup Recipe:
Serves 2-3
Prep time: 10 mins | Cooking time: 15 mins | Total time: 25 mins
Cuisine: International | Category: Soups- Appetizers

3-4 Baby corns, thinly sliced into rounds
1 small Capsicum, seeded and finely chopped
2-3 small Garlic pods, finely chopped
1 tbsp Corn flour
3-4 cups of Vegetable stock or 1 veg Maggi soup seasoning cube
1 tsp Vinegar
1 tbsp Coriander leaves, finely chopped
juice of 1/2 Lemon
1/2 tsp Pepper powder(or to taste)
Salt to taste
1 tbsp Olive oil/Butter

  • Heat olive oil/ butter in a deep bottomed pan and add finely sliced garlic and saute it for a minute.
  • Add thinly sliced baby corn pieces and fry for 2 mins and then add chopped capsicum and fry for a minute.
  • Add 3-4 cups of vegetable stock to it. If you are using seasoning cube add 3-4 cups of water and add the seasoning cube along with it.
  • Mix corn flour in 2-3 tbsp of water nicely with out any lumps in it.
  • Bring the stock to a boil and then add corn flour mixture and stir continuously while you are adding the corn flour mixture.
  • Boil it for 3-4 mins until it thickens and the color of the soup turns transparent.
  • Add vinegar, salt and pepper powder and mix it.Switch off the flame.Adjust the seasoning according to your taste buds by tasting it if necessary.
  • In the individual bowls add 1/2 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp chopped coriander leaves and divide the hot soup equally into those bowls.
Serve the soup hot with Garlic bread / Pasta/ Salad. Add more seasoning to the soup if required.
baby corn capsicum soup
  • Do not add lemon juice to the soup pot directly as it might make the soup bitter. Hence add it to the bowl directly before you ladle the soup into the bowl.
  • You can replace baby corn with fresh corn or sweet corn and follow the same process.
  • You can even prepare the soup in a similar way with mixed vegetables like finely chopped carrots,beans,cabbage and follow the same process.
  • If you do not have vegetable stock or seasoning cube you can still prepare the soup in the same manner with out using them but the vegetable stock(or cube) adds more flavor to the soup.
  • You can use even knorr seasoning cube instead of maggi cube.
baby corn capsicum clear soup
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Indian Khana said...

This just what is needed in this heavy rain here Prathy ....looks so yum along with that pasta

Sona said...

Soup looks appetizing and delicious.

Raks said...

Perfectly done, craving for it now!

lubnakarim06 said...

That's a light soup...love the combination of babycorn and capsicum in soup....

great-secret-of-life said...

very flavourful soup.. Clear soup is in my mind for tonight dinner.. u r tempting me more

Rumana Rawat said...

superb looking soup..

Padmajha said...

Two of our fave veggies in our soup!Got to try it...

Divya Shivaraman said...

this soup looks like from restaurant...super inviting and professional

Anonymous said...

Hi Prathy. Thanks for your recipes. I saw your karivepaku podi - very good. I am also looking
for kariveppilai kuzhambu - i saw it in a blog - it looked thick like chutney, not flowy like usual kuzhmbu. IF you know this please mail me be.subtle@yahoo.com
Thanks very much

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divya said...

looks gorgeous n tempting soup.....awesome clicks.

CbeFoodBlogger said...

Simple anmd easy soup.. I am bookmarking

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

Ahh lovely soup, perfect for this rainy weather. Will give this a try

Unknown said...

Should we boil baby corn

Unknown said...

This soup is simply delicious.... me and my husband just loved it... thanks a lot for sharing this recipe :)

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