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  1. 1. Unhealthy Soups
  2. 2. Hot and Sour soup This is a soy-sauce based Chinese soup that has the right blend of sourness and chili, providing a spicy kick along with the use of veggies and spring onions. It is made up of simple ingredients which makes the flavor easy on the taste buds. The use of pepper and ginger also help in controlling the appetite. Nutrition-wise: 1 cup of hot and sour soup contains 160 Kcal and 8gm of fat.
  3. 3. Tom Kha Soup A traditional Thai soup with coconut milk which can be served with steamed rice and stir-fry vegetables. The key ingredient is fresh lemon grass. This soup can have chicken, mushroom or sea-food variants. Nutrition-wise: 1 serving of Tom Kha soup contains 200Kcal and 17gm of fat.
  4. 4. Wonton Soup Wonton soup is a staple at many Chinese restaurants, and comprises of vegetables, egg, spices and Chinese dumplings. Dumplings are cooked balls of dough. Dumplings used in soups are usually steamed and made of white flour and may be stuffed with meat, chicken, fish or vegetables. It usually contains high levels of sodium in it. Nutrition-wise: 1 cup of wonton soup with 4 wontons contains 280 Kcal and 9 gm of fat.
  5. 5. Thupka Thukpa is a traditional Tibetan noodle soup eaten with meat. This clear, mildly flavored soup is served over egg noodles. It is a combination of chopped onions, garlic and green chilies, meat and egg noodles. Nutrition-wise: 1 serving chicken Thupka contains 330 Kcal, 29 g protein and 420 mg of sodium.
  6. 6. Healthy Soups
  7. 7. Lemon Coriander Soup It is an aromatic and healthiest of all soup. This is an interesting deviation from the regular clear vegetable soup. Fragrant lemon grass makes this clear soup very appetizing and the coriander lends its own district flavor and color. Nutrition-wise: 2 servings of lemon coriander soup contain 69Kcal and 4gm of fat.
  8. 8. Minestrone soup Minestrone soup is a popular thick soup recipe with beans, vegetables and cheese. It is a combination of tomato puree, ginger, water and milk with addition of cabbage, macroni, salt and pepper. Minestrone soup is mostly relished with crackers or a piece of garlic bread. Nutrition-wise: 1 cup of minestrone soup contains 82 Kcal and 3gm of fat.
  9. 9. Sweet Corn Soup The delicate flavor of corns makes this soup more palatable. The vegetable soup variation adds a lot more nutrients. This soup can be enjoyed plain or spiked with chilies in vinegar. To enhance the taste of this soup soya sauce, chili sauce and vinegar can be added. Nutrition-wise: Per serving of sweet corn soup contains 104Kcal and 2gm of fat.
  10. 10. Talumein Soup It is a combination of cabbage, carrot, capsicum, spring onion with addition of soya sauce, tomato sauce, noodles, MSG and salt. MSG is used in very small quantities as a taste enhancer. But due to its ingredients that have high sodium content it might be the least healthy soup on the menu in spite its calorie count not being as high as other soups. Plus the noodles used in this soup are usually made of refined flour that has negative nutritional value. Nutrition-wise: 1 cup of Talumein soup contains 100Kcal
  11. 11. Thai cucumber soup A steamy combination of spring onions, cucumbers, vinegar, chicken broth, water, Chile peppers, parsley, cilantro, lemon grass, garlic, fish sauce, soy sauce, and ginger. Nutrition-wise: 1 serving of Thai cucumber soup contains 115Kcal and 8gm of fat.
  12. 12. Tom Yum Soup Tom Yum Soup is the most popular of all Thai soup. It is a combination of all four Thai spice flavours - salty, sour, sweet and spicy. This unique combination of spices provides a pungent and zesty feast of flavors. An excellent remedy for a cold or flu as the spices in it helps boost immunity. Nutrition-wise: 1 serving of chicken Tom Yum soup contains 75Kcal and 1gm of fat.
  13. 13. Cream of Mushroom Soup A very simple soup with cream or milk being added to mushroom broth. This soup usually is accompanied with butter garlic bread. Nutrition-wise: 1 serving of cream of mushroom soup contains 102Kcal and 7gm of fat.
  14. 14. Clear Vegetable soup A tasty clear broth that contains goodness of seasonal vegetables ad can be eaten as a meal in itself. It’s a great way to increase vegetable intake while enjoying delicate flavors of vegetables. A low calorie way to get nutrition and to meet daily fluid needs. Nutrition-wise: 1 serving of cream of mushroom soup contains 50Kcal.
  15. 15. Cream of Tomato Soup A popular smooth textured soup made from tomatoes may be served hot/cold. Nutrition-wise: 1 serving of cream of mushroom soup contains 110Kcal and 6gm of fat.
  16. 16. Egg Drop soup Chinese soup commonly consisting of chicken broth, beaten eggs and green onions. The soup is finished by adding a thin stream of beaten eggs to the boiling broth which coagulate to form thin, silken strands or flakes of cooked egg that float in the soup. Nutrition-wise: 1 serving of cream of mushroom soup contains 120Kcal, 3gm of fat and 8.5 g protein
  17. 17. Cream of Asparagus Soup A cream of asparagus soup with asparagus and milk, along with butter and seasonings. A fresh chicken broth is a base of soup with added cream, and onion, seasoned with thyme. A variation with cashew nuts exists for those who are lactose- intolerant. Nutrition-wise: 1 serving of cream of mushroom soup contains 117Kcal, 4gm of fat and 784 mg of sodium.