Friday, September 26, 2014

Tom Yum Soup (Vegetarian)


There's various ways to tom yam/tom yum, the signature dish of Thailand. Tom yam basically is the paste or flavouring made with different combination of Asian herbs and ingredients. Said previously, you can opt between the ready made paste/cube or making your own. For me, it can be between the home made paste or the bottled paste but somehow I seldom prefer the cube (seafood tom yam soup, nasi goreng tom yam ayam, tom yum seafood soup and tom yam steamed fish). Today, I am sharing a vegetarian tom yam for the first time (Kerabu Taugeh/BeanSprouts Salad) the collation of spicy, sour and aromatic sensation. 
Ingredients
For the stock/broth
1 medium size red onion - slice
4 pieces kaffir lime/limau purut leaves -tear into pieces
1 ginger torch/bunga kantan - slice
2 sprigs spring onion -cut into pieces
2 sprigs coriander leaves (with the roots) - slice
1 medium size carrot - slice
litre water

Other ingredients
1 medium size carrot - cut into match stick sizes/julienne 
1 cup corn kernels/frozen corn
1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
Lime juice - as needed
Palm sugar, pepper and salt for taste
Sliced red chillies and spring onion (for garnishing)

Method
Add all ingredients for the stock in a pot and simmer over low heat (say around 40 minutes) 
Drain and pour back stock in the pot.
Season with soy sauce, lime juice, palm sugar, pepper and salt.
Add corn and carrot.
Simmer to soften (just so quick).
Garnish with red chillies and spring onion before serving. 
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22 comments:

  1. so happy that u are doing veg recipes , will surely try it this winter
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  2. Thanks Nava for sharing another my favorite veg soup dish. going to try this soon to

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  3. Such a tempting,colorful, delicious soup & inviting pic too...

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  4. Love the colour of this, sounds delicious.

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  5. with a food blog you cannot find a free time even after leaving the full time job,that's sure.At least you'll check the next recipe to try or there will be lot of recipes to post :)
    This soup looks delicious and photos are beautiful too....

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  6. That's one beautiful soup! Simply want to taste it!

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  7. Never had vegan tom yum before,
    definitely gonna use this recipe for my meatless monday!

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  8. this is truly yum yum soup :D beautiful clicks sweety pie

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  9. Ah ha It's looking yummy, just mouth watering. . Have a Nice Day... :)

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  10. Soup looks very very yummy .You are not working anymore and got busy ..Thats interesting

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  11. This is so cool! I'm a sucker for seafood so my tom yum is always with prawns etc. This looks like a great alternative!

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  12. Soup looks vibrant with d addition of carrot, corn, etc..Love it....

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  13. This is such an easy soup to make.. thanks for the recipe.. loved it :)

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  14. loved the veg version of this tom yum soup..looks too yumm..

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  15. Sounds so delicious I wish I could have a bowl right now.

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  16. healthy n easy soup to make at dinner time..

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