Soup of vegetable manchow: How to make it


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Manchow soup is a soup popular in Indian Chinese cuisine due to its easy preparation and hot spicy taste. It is available in many restaurants and street food carts alike. Although the soup is named after Manchuria it does not resemble any that is normally found in the cuisines of the region.

Is Manchow soup healthy?

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The dietary fibre of the vegetables used in this soup maintains normal bowel function. This wholesome dish boosts your immunity and fastens recovery especially during cold and fever. This appetizing soup hydrates our body, aids in better metabolism and keeps us energized all day.

Is Manchow soup gluten free?

It is completely vegan and gluten-free! Manchow soup is a very popular street food in India. It is loaded with veggies and spices.

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  • 4 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 pack hakka noodles
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • oil (for frying)

for soup:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 inch ginger (finely chopped)
  • 2 clove garlic (finely chopped)
  • 2 chilli (finely chopped)
  • ½ onion (finely chopped)
  • ½ carrot (finely chopped)
  • 3 tbsp cabbage (finely chopped)
  • ½ capsicum (finely chopped)
  • 5 beans (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp coriander stem (chopped)
  • 4 cup water
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tsp chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • ¼ cup water (for slurry)
  • 2 tbsp coriander (finely chopped)


fried noodles preparation:

  1. firstly, in a large vessel take 4 cup water, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp oil.
  2. once the water comes to a boil, break in 1 pack hakka noodles.
  3. boil for 5 minutes or refer package instructions to know the cooking time.
  4. cook until the noodles turn al dente without overcooking.
  5. drain off the noodles and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  6. now add 1 tsp cornflour and mix gently.
  7. deep fry in hot oil by spreading noodles uniformly.
  8. stir occasionally, keeping the flame on medium.
  9. flip over and fry both sides until the noodles turn crisp.
  10. finally, drain off the crispy noodles and keep aside.

manchow soup preparation:

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil, saute 1 inch ginger, 2 clove garlic and 2 chilli.
  • also, saute ½ onion until it shrinks slightly.
  • now add ½ carrot, 3 tbsp cabbage, ½ capsicum, 5 beans and 2 tbsp coriander stem.
  • stir fry for a minute without overcooking them.
  • now pour 4 cup water and add ¾ tsp salt. mix well.
  • boil until all the flavours are well absorbed.
  • now add 2 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp vinegar, ½ tsp pepper powder and 1 tsp chilli sauce. mix well.
  • in a small bowl take 1 tsp cornflour and mix with ¼ cup water.
  • pour the cornflour slurry and stir well.
  • stir and boil until the soup thickens slightly and turns glossy.
  • now add 2 tbsp coriander and give a good mix.
  • finally, enjoy veg manchow soup recipe topped with fried noodles.

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