Vegetarian Tom Yum Soup Recipe
 
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Vegetarian tom yum soup recipe, an easy Thai soup recipe for the vegetarians to enjoy!
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Thai
Serves: 4
Ingredients
Tom Yum Chilli Paste
  • 5 dry red chillies
  • 2 tbsp chopped carrots
  • 2 tbsp chopped onions or shallots
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp soya sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 4 tbsp oil
To Prepare The Soup
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves, torn into two
  • 2 one-inch pieces of galangal (no need to peel)
  • 2 half-inch pieces of lemon grass
  • 2 tbsp chopped carrot
  • 2 tbsp chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp chopped tomato
  • 2 tbsp tofu (optional)
  • 1 handful of mixed vegetables (cabbage, baby corn, broccoli, mushroom, etc)
  • 1.5 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1 tsp brown sugar (or regular sugar)
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves (cilantro)
  • 1-2 tsp lime juice
  • 1-2 tsp tom yum chilli paste
  • 1-2 tbsp coconut milk
Instructions
To Prepare Tom Yum Chilli Paste
  1. Grind together all the ingredients into a smooth paste
  2. Set aside until needed
To Prepare the Soup
  1. Boil 500ml water in a wok or large pan
  2. Add 2 kaffir lime leaves (torn into two pieces), 2 one-inch slices of galangal, and 2 half-inch pieces of lemon grass
  3. Boil for 3-4 minutes
  4. Now add all vegetables and tofu you prefer to use - carrot, onion, tomato, tofu, mushrooms, broccoli, etc
  5. Boil for 5-6 minutes until tender yet firm
  6. Now add 1.5 tbsp soya sauce and 1 tsp brown sugar
  7. Boil for another minute and turn off the heat
  8. Add 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves, 2 tsp lime juice (adjust to taste), 1-2 tsp tom yum paste, and 1-2 tbsp coconut milk
  9. Mix well, adjust salt if needed, and serve hot
Recipe by Edible Garden at https://www.cookingandme.com/2016/02/25/vegetarian-tom-yum-soup-recipe/