Manchow Soup, Chinese Veg Manchow Soup

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Manchow soup is a very popular street food in China, and you’ll find push carts selling off this soup customized to individual taste. The hawker will throw in the ingredients you ask for to make it suitable to your palate.

Plenty of finely chopped veggies are simmered in a broth which contains generous helpings of ginger, garlic and mint. All these flavors make this soup very refreshing-which is why it is a popular soup on the streets of China. The aromas of ginger, mint and garlic truly awaken your senses. Delicious!

Some more popular Chinese soups - Hot and Sour Soup , Mein Chow Soup , Steam Boat Soup and Sweet Corn and Vegetable Soup .

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Manchow Soup, Chinese Veg Manchow Soup recipe - How to make Manchow Soup, Chinese Veg Manchow Soup

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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For The Vegetable Stock
1/2 cup roughly chopped cabbage
1/2 cup roughly chopped carrots
1/4 cup chopped celery
2 tbsp chopped spring onions
3 to 4 cauliflower florets

For The Soup
4 cups vegetable stock
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp finely chopped cabbage
2 tbsp finely chopped cauliflower
2 tbsp finely chopped capsicum
2 tbsp finely chopped carrots
2 tbsp finely chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves (phudina)
1/2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tbsp cornflour dissolved in 1/2 cup
salt to taste
1 tbsp soy sauce
1/4 tsp black peppercorns (kalimirch) powder

For The Topping
fried noodles
For the vegetable stock

  1. Heat 6 cups of water in a kadhai, add all the vegetables and boil on a medium flame for 15 to 20 minutes. Allow the vegetables to settle at the bottom of the vessel and pour out the stock. Discard the vegetables and keep aside.

For the soup

  1. Heat the oil in a wok / kadhai on a high flame till it smokes.
  2. Add the garlic, ginger and green chillies and sauté on a high flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the cabbage, cauliflower, capsicum, carrots and sauté on a high flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes, mint leaves and coriander, mix well and sauté on a high flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the vegetable stock, mix well and cook on a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the salt, soya sauce, mix well and cook on a high flame for another 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the prepared cornflour-water mixture, mix well and cook on a high flame for 2 to 3 more minutes, while stirring continuously.
  8. Add the pepper powder and mix well.
  9. Serve immediately topped with fried noodles.

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Manchow Soup, Chinese Veg Manchow Soup
 on 20 Jul 16 08:58 PM

Manchow Soup, Chinese Veg Manchow Soup
 on 29 May 16 09:23 PM

Love this recipe.
Manchow Soup ( Chinese Cooking )
 on 20 Feb 16 01:59 AM

Made it today n came out super tasty..
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Neha. We are delighted you loved the Manchow soup recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
20 Feb 16 09:42 AM
Manchow Soup ( Chinese Cooking )
 on 20 Feb 16 01:50 AM

Manchow soup me mashroom add hota hai ya nhi .plz give me ans
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Tarla Dalal    Dear Jagmohan, you can add mushrooms in the soup.
20 Feb 16 09:52 AM
Manchow Soup ( Chinese Cooking )
 on 20 Jan 16 11:30 AM

what is corn starch in hindi name. vornflour to makki ka atta hota hai.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Kaur, Corn starch is Cornflour
20 Jan 16 02:08 PM
Manchow Soup ( Chinese Cooking )
 on 30 Apr 15 03:14 PM

Skipped the cauliflower as I did have it on hand. But the proportions of spice mentioned are good. Definitely recommended!
Manchow Soup ( Chinese Cooking )
 on 24 Nov 12 10:16 AM

Manchow soup is my favourite in Chinese cuisine..once the stock is ready it was very quick...I love the fried noodles on top they give that perfect crunch to the soup...
Manchow Soup ( Chinese Cooking )
 on 14 Oct 12 08:59 AM

Edited after original posting.
Manchow Soup ( Chinese Cooking )
 on 30 Jul 12 03:20 PM

Manchow Soup ( Chinese Cooking )
 on 25 Jul 12 11:22 AM

Refreshing flavor ,thanks tarsal for this awesome recipe :)
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