Mienchow Soup


  • Cauliflower-1 floret
  • Two leaves of cabbage
  • One small carrot peeled
  • One corn cob boiled
  • One onion
  • Spring onion-1 tiny sprig
  • Mint leaves (chopped fine)-1 sprig
  • Coriander chopped fine-1 tsp
  • Soyasauce-1 tsp.
  • One small dry red chilli crushed
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Cornflour-2 tsp
  • Butter-1/2 tbsp
  • Water of vegetable stock-3 cups


  • Chop vegetables very fine. Remove kernel of corn.
  • Heat butter to melt in a heavy pan.
  • Add vegetables and stirfry till tender.
  • Add 3 cups water, bring to a boil.
  • Make paste of cornflour in 1/4 cup water.
  • Add to soup, stirring continuously till it reboils.
  • Add soyasauce, chilli, salt, pepper, coriander, mint.
  • Stir and simmer till soup thickens.
  • Serve hot with chillies in vinegar and garlic sauce.

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