Lotus Stem Thai Soup

Lotus Stem Thai Soup

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Soup

Type: Thai

Lotus stem soup flavoured with Thai red curry paste


  • Lotus stems, blanched and sliced 1 cup
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Thai red curry paste 2 tsps
  • Spring onions, chopped 2
  • Medium carrot, thinly sliced 1
  • Leek stems, sliced 1
  • Dried mushrooms, thinly sliced 5
  • Tofu cubes ¼ cup
  • Vegetable stock 4 cups
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Spring onion stem, cut into ½ inch pieces 1


  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add Thai red curry paste and saute. Add a little water, mix and continue to saute.
  • Add spring onions, carrot, leek, lotus stem, mushrooms and tofu, mix and saute till the vegetables soften.
  • Add vegetable stock, mix and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Add salt and black pepper powder and mix well.
  • Pour the soup into serving bowl, garnish with spring onion stems and serve hot.