Chicken Soup For Soul

A light but nutritious soup with the least number of ingredients

Chicken Soup For Soul

A light but nutritious soup with the least number of ingredients

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Soups

By N P

Published On: 14 Apr 2006

Rating: 5
5 Votes, 4 Reviews
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40 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Clean and cut the chicken into 8 pieces.

Step 2

:- Make sure that every piece of bone has atleast one end bare of meat.

Step 3

Heat oil/butter in a pan.

Step 4

Saute the onions until glossy and light pink.

Step 5

Add the chicken and saute on a low flame for about 2 mins.

Step 6

Add turmeric, ginger and garlic and saute for another minute.

Step 7

Pour enough water into the chicken to cover it up.

Step 8

Add salt and mix well.

Step 9

Cook on a high flame, until the mixture boils nicely; uncovered.

Step 10

Reduce the heat to medium and cover and cook for around half an hour.

Step 11

:- Check for the meat to fall off the bones by picking it with a fork. If needed, return it to high heat.
:- Check for seasonings. Now is the time to adjust salt and pepper as per your need.

Step 12

When onions are completely mushy and meat is very tender and falling off bones, add the coriander leaves and cover.

Step 13

Remove from heat.

Step 14

:- Serve with toasted white bread or just as it is.

Step 15

:- If you like smooth soup, add the coriander leaves unchopped and remove it as well as ginger pieces and bones before serving.

Step 16

:- For thickening, add 1 tsp of corn flour mixed with 1 tbsp of water just before removing from fire. Let it boil for 2 more mins and follow from Step 10.


Very Good..THANKS






The soup is indeed very light and tasty. I added lots of pepper and served with croutons..Its the new favourite of all of us. Thank you.

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