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Vitamin-C-Rich Lemon and Coriander Soup Recipe

Updated on July 8, 2017
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Lemon and coriander soup
Lemon and coriander soup
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Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: Serves four people

Ingredients for Making Lemon Coriander Soup

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

Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Lemon and Coriander Soup

  1. Mix corn flour with half cup water. Keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a deep-bottomed pan. Add cumin seeds. Let them crackle. Throw chopped green chilies and garlic into the pan. Saute till garlic becomes golden brown.
  3. Add chopped onion. Saute till transparent. Add chopped cabbage and chopped carrot. Stir-cook for 2-3 minutes over low fire.
  4. Pour 4 cups of water and salt. Also pour corn flour-water mix. Boil the mix for 3 minutes. Turn off the fire.
  5. Add lemon juice and finely chopped coriander leaves. Mix once.
  6. Lemon and coriander soup is ready to serve. Pour the hot soup equally into four bowls. Enjoy drinking this refreshing tangy soup!

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Step one: Keep the ingredients handy.Step two: Saute cumin seeds till they crackle. Add chopped garlic and green chilies. Saute for a minute.Step three: Add chopped onion. Continue sauteing till onion turns transparent.Step four: Throw chopped cabbage and carrot into the pan. Stir-cook for 2-3 minutes on low heat. Step five: Pour 4 cups of water and add salt. Also add corn flour mix. Step six: Boil the mix for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the fire.Step seven: Add lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves. Mix once.Step eight: Lemon and coriander soup is ready to serve!
Step one: Keep the ingredients handy.
Step one: Keep the ingredients handy.
Step two: Saute cumin seeds till they crackle. Add chopped garlic and green chilies. Saute for a minute.
Step two: Saute cumin seeds till they crackle. Add chopped garlic and green chilies. Saute for a minute.
Step three: Add chopped onion. Continue sauteing till onion turns transparent.
Step three: Add chopped onion. Continue sauteing till onion turns transparent.
Step four: Throw chopped cabbage and carrot into the pan. Stir-cook for 2-3 minutes on low heat.
Step four: Throw chopped cabbage and carrot into the pan. Stir-cook for 2-3 minutes on low heat.
Step five: Pour 4 cups of water and add salt. Also add corn flour mix.
Step five: Pour 4 cups of water and add salt. Also add corn flour mix.
Step six: Boil the mix for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the fire.
Step six: Boil the mix for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the fire.
Step seven: Add lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves. Mix once.
Step seven: Add lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves. Mix once.
Step eight: Lemon and coriander soup is ready to serve!
Step eight: Lemon and coriander soup is ready to serve!

Nutritional Information of Lemon and Coriander Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 80
Calories from Fat27
% Daily Value *
Fat 3 g5%
Saturated fat 1 g5%
Carbohydrates 8 g3%
Sugar 0 g
Fiber 1 g4%
Protein 2 g4%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 105 mg4%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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    ShailaSheshadri 6 weeks ago from Bengaluru

    Thanks Chitrangada. I treasure your words. This soup is light on your stomach. I am sure it will be a hit. All the best.

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    Chitrangada Sharan 6 weeks ago from New Delhi, India

    This sounds delicious and nutritious! Your instructions and pictures are very helpful too.

    I would love to make this soup very soon.

    Thanks for sharing this well presented hub with details!