Tofu Cabbage Miso Soup

Tofu Cabbage Miso Soup is a popular Japanese Soups and Stews
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Serves 5
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150 g soft silken Tofu (can substitute with paneer)

8-10 leaves Chinese Cabbage

1 stalk fresh Leeks

5 cups thick dashi

2 tbsp light miso paste


  1. Slice tofu into 1 mm thick squares 1-inch thick. Slice leeks horizontally as thinly as possible.
  2. Shred cabbage into inch-sized pieces.
  3. Heat one cup dashi.
  4. Place cabbage, tofu, leeks in a deep soup vessel.
  5. Pour hot dashi over them.
  6. Cover and keep aside.
  7. Heat one more cup dashi.
  8. Add to miso paste, mix together with fork or whisk till well blended.
  9. Strain if required.
  10. Keep aside and place remaining dashi to heat.
  11. Bring to a boil, take off fire.
  12. Add in miso mixture and stir well.
  13. Pour very hot dashi mixture over marinating vegetables.
  14. Serve fresh and piping hot.
  15. It can be had with salt and pepper if necessary.

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