Very Good for Your Health and Mine Vegetarian Lemon, Pepper Soup

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“Mmmm, nothing like a good bowl of veg soup! This is the famous Indian Chef Sanjeev Kapoor's recipe. Like him, I believe that good soup is easy to make if you take care to choose the freshest ingredients, especially those that are in season. Beautifully garnished, any soup would look as pretty as a bride with a veil over her charming face;-) Add a few croutons in the centre of your soup for a contrasting texture and a complementary flavour! Scoop up your soup from a special cook with a wonderous look, looking up from his favourite cookbook(Ah I'm in a Scooby Dooby good mood n playing with words;-) )”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 medium carrot, washed, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 14 small cabbage, washed and finely shredded
  • 4 -6 medium tinned mushrooms, drained, cleaned, washed and sliced
  • 1 medium red capsicum, washed, de-seeded and chopped (bell pepper)
  • 1 medium tomatoes, washed, peeled and finely chopped
  • salt
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 4 -5 cups vegetable stock (I love using 2 cubes of Maggi Vegetable stock with onions)
  • 12 teaspoon crushed black peppercorns
  • 12 cup bean sprouts
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh


  1. Firstly, prepare vegetable stock.
  2. For this, dissolve 2 cubes of Maggi vegetable stock with onions in 4-5 cups of water and boil until the cubes are completely dissolved.
  3. Your veg.
  4. stock is ready.
  5. Now keep this aside and proceed.
  6. Heat oil in a saucepan.
  7. Add carrot, cabbage and mushrooms and stir well.
  8. Add capsicum, tomato and salt.
  9. Stir-cook for 10-15 minutes till the veggies are tender.
  10. Then, add the stock and let it come to a boil.
  11. Lower heat, stir in the crushed peppercorns and remove from flame.
  12. Add bean sprouts and lemon juice.
  13. Stir well and serve hot on a cold windy winter night.

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