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Quick and Easy Lemon Coriander Soup Recipe

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Lemon and coriander soup

Lemon and coriander soup

Cook Time

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15 min

10 min

25 min

4 servings


  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup cabbage, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup carrot, diced
  • 1 tbsp green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp oil
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds


  1. Dissolve the cornstarch into 1/2 cup of water; set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan. Add cumin seeds and stir until they crackle. Throw in chopped green chilies and garlic, then sauté until the garlic is golden brown.
  3. Add chopped onions and sauté until they're transparent. Add chopped cabbage and chopped carrot, and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes over low heat.
  4. Pour in 4 cups of water and add salt. Bring to a boil, then pour in the cornstarch-water mix, return to a boil, and stir for 3 minutes or until thickened. Take it off the stove and set it aside.
  5. Add lemon juice and finely chopped coriander leaves. Mix once.
  6. Your lemon coriander soup is ready to serve! Ladle the hot soup equally into four bowls and enjoy drinking this refreshing, tangy soup!