Miso soup

Posted on August 18, 2009. Filed under: Heart recipe/low cholesterol recipe, Starter | Tags: , , , |

A warm accompaniment to Oriental Soya and Baby Corn Stir-fry, this soup is full of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and protein, with extremely low fat content. It’s a light yet satiating treat for the heart.

Preparation Time : 10 mins.
Cooking Time : 15 mins.

Serves 4.

Ingredients
½ cup red pumpkin (kaddu), cubed
½ cup sweet (yellow) corn
¼ cup spring onions, chopped
½ cup carrot, peeled and cubed
½ cup mushrooms, cut into quarters
½ cup spinach (palak), chopped
½ cup low fat paneer (cottage cheese), cubed
½ tablespoon grated ginger
1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
salt to taste
For serving
1½ teaspoons soya sauce
juice of ½ lemon
pepper to taste
Method
1. Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a pan and add the ginger and garlic to it.
2. Add the red pumpkin, corn, spring onions and carrot and simmer till the vegetables are almost cooked.
3. Add the mushrooms, spinach, paneer and salt and simmer for 4 to 5 minutes.
4. Serve hot with soya sauce, lemon juice and pepper.

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