Hot and Sour Soup


  • ⅓ cup carrots finely chopped
  • ⅓ cup scallion finely chopped(greens and white seperately)
  • ¼ cup green beans finely chopped
  • ¼ cup green bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1½ tablespoon corn starch + 3 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon red chili sauce
  • 1½ tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1½ tablespoon ketchup
  • 3 cups water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon ginger finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon schezwan sauce


  1. Add a teaspoon of oil into a pan. Add gineger and garlic. Fry for a second and add rest of the vegetables except the greens.
  2. Add 3 cups of water into the vegetables and let it boil. Add all the sauces,salt, and pepper. Mix well and let it boil for a while.
  3. Add cornstarch and 3 tablespoons of water in a small bowl and mix it properly.
  4. Add this cornstarch mixture to the boiling water. Stir it and cook for a minute. Turn off the flame and garnish with chopped greens.
  5. Serve immediately.


  1. You can add 1 green chili finely chopped instead of schezwan sauce.
  2. Adjust water according to the consistency of soup you want.