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Oriental Rice Soup Recipe

Oriental Rice Soup is a popular Indian Soups and Stews
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Soups and Stews Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1.5 litre chicken/vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup - carrot, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup - button mushroom, sliced
  • 1/3 cup - jasmine or Basmati Rice
  • 2 tbsp - vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp - ginger, minced
  • 15 cm - Lemon grass, long stem
  • 1 tbsp - Mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 fresh red chilli, sliced
  • coriander springs to garnish
  • 2 tbsp - Lime juice
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Oriental Rice Soup:

    1. Heat the vegetable oil in a deep pan.
    2. Add ginger and fry for few seconds.
    3. Add 1/2 the stock. (Boil the remaining stock and keep it hot)
    4. Lightly bruise the lemon grass stem and add to the pan with mint and coriander leaves.
    5. When the stock begins to boil wash the rice, drain and add to the pan.
    6. Simmer till the rice is half cooked.
    7. Add carrot, mushroom, red chilli and salt.
    8. When the rice is cooked but still chewy (avoid over cooking), add the remaining stock.
    9. Let the soup boil for 1 minute.
    10. Remove from heat, discard the lemon grass.
    11. Add lime juice and serve hot, garnished with a couple of coriander sprigs.


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