How To: Make Restaurant-Style Sweet Corn Soup In A Jiffy

Suruchi Patwary , 13 Sep 2019

Monsoon season and gloomy days call for some hot soup! While my personal favourite soup is manchow, I like switching to other one’s time to time for that much-needed taste change. And the one soup I can never get tired of having is sweet corn soup. If you feel the same way for it then it’s a good idea to also learn how to make it at home, right? Our girl Vidhi Doshi a.k.a @ramenhairedgirl sent across her recipe for restaurant-style sweet corn soup. Scroll down to read it.

What You’ll Need

Ingredients For Sweet Corn Soup
Ingredients For Sweet Corn Soup

3/4 cup sweet corn + 1/4 cup sweet corn

2 tsp sesame oil

1 tsp grated garlic

1/2 tsp grated ginger

1 tbsp finely chopped celery

2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion whites

1/3 cup finely chopped carrots

1/3 cup finely chopped green beans

2 tsp cornflour

Salt

Vinegar

Here’s How You Can Put It All Together

Step 1: Take 3/4 cup of the corn and coarsely crush it, or make a paste of it in a blender. Then keep it aside.

Step 1
Step 1

Step 2: In a large pan, heat the sesame oil and add ginger and garlic to it. Sauté this for about 1 minute.

Step 3: Then add the celery and onion whites and sauté these for another 2 minutes. Make sure this doesn’t burn or brown. You can cook it on a slow flame.

Step 3
Step 3

Step 4: Now add all the vegetables—carrots, green beans, and remaining corn. Mix well and sauté this for about 2 minutes.

Step 4
Step 4

Step 5: Now add the crushed corn and sauté this for another 2 minutes. Keep stirring frequently because this will start sticking to the bottom of the pan.

Step 5
Step 5

Step 6: Now add 3 1/2 cups of water, salt to taste and let it come to a boil. Once it boils, lower the flame and simmer for 5 minutes. Then add the spring onion greens and simmer for 5 more minutes till the vegetables are cooked but still maintain a slight crunch.

Step 6
Step 6

Step 7: Mix the cornflour in 1/4 cup of water and while stirring add it to the soup. Mix well and let it boil till the soup thickens slightly. At this point, you can even add 1/4 tsp of vinegar but it is completely optional.

Step 8:  Garnish with more spring onion greens and serve hot!

Sweet Corn Soup By Vidhi Doshi
Sweet Corn Soup By Vidhi Doshi

I think I just heard my stomach grumble. Surprise your family and your bank account by trying this recipe out the next time you’re craving for some sweet corn soup!

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