I tend to take care of myself very well only after I get sick. So, that’s how I cooked this soup for the first time a while back. Good thing about this nutritious soup is you can add whatever vegetable combination & as much as you like. I love a lot of veggie chunks swimming in my soup.
What you need:
○ Veggies: carrot, broccoli, peas, green onion, cabbage (What else could you use? Potato, zucchini, squash, celery, beet, beans, corn, etc.)
○ Olive oil (Vegetable oil will do as well, since you won't need a lot.)
○ Tomato paste (Out of it? Pasta sauce by any chance? Something tomatoey?)
○ Mint (Dried or Fresh)
○Indian Masala spice - which is a combination of a zillion spices (basically, nutmeg, ginger, cardamom etc.)
○ Blackpepper (Grounded)
○ Pinch of salt
○ Garlic (Minced )
○ Rice / Vermicelli (A handful)
○ Water (About one liter)
How to cook:
Heat olive oil in a pan, add tomato paste and a spoonful of flour (didn't list this one up there, you're fine with or without ). Add a pinch of mint & blackpepper - relief for the sore throats! Gradually add about one liter water while you keep stirring. Meanwhile dice, chop, cut whatever you like with your veggies. Add them into heating watery base. A handful of rice or vermicelli can be added.
Bring to a boil and reduce the heat so little chunks of veggies will soften and their taste will blend in all together deliciously for you.