If there’s something that can make a rainy day any better, it has to be good comforting food. From piping hot snacks, wholesome meals, a good cup of coffee and comforting soup, these are sure to add some deliciousness to a cold rainy day. When the weather makes you feel lazy to cook a full meal by yourself, we know that feeling and hence suggest you make a delicious soup instead. They are sure to lift your mood while comforting your soul and the best part, they can be made in under half an hour. Scroll to know how to make yourself a warm bowl of happiness.

Lemon Coriander Soup by Tarla Dalal


1 tbsp lemon juice
¼ cup finely chopped coriander
2 tsp oil
2 tsp finely chopped garlic
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
¼ cup finely chopped onions
¼ cup finely chopped cabbage
¼ cup finely chopped carrots
3 cups basic vegetable stock
Salt to taste
2 tsp cornflour dissolved in 2 tbsp water

Italian Garlic Soup by Chef Joel Mielle


2 medium potatoes
1 brown onion
1 large leek (or spring onion)
2 whole small heads of garlic (2oz - 60g each)
7 cups chicken stock
½ tsp dried thyme leaves
½ cup cream
½ cup olive oil
1 cup chopped parsley
6 slices of rustic bread for Croutons
Salt and pepper

Chicken Thukpa Soup by Get Curried


For Stock:

400 gm Chicken
10 cup Water
1 Onion (Sliced)
7-8 Garlic Cloves

For Paste:

1 Tomato
1 Onion (diced)
2 tbsp Coriander leaves (chopped)
3-4 Garlic cloves
1/2" Ginger
1 Bird Eye Chili
1 tsp Schezwan Pepper

For Thukpa:

1 tbsp Oil
Chicken Stock
1 cup Carrot (Julienne)
1 cup Cabbage (shredded)
Noodles (boiled)
Chicken (boiled and shredded)
Chilli Soy Sauce
Spring Onions
Coriander Leaves

Veg Manchow Soup by Chef Kunal Kapur

For Fried Noodles

Boiled Noodles – 1 cup
Corn starch – 1 tbsp
Oil – For Frying

For Soup

Oil – 2 tbsp
Ginger chopped – 2 tsp
Garlic chopped – 2 tsp
Onion chopped – 2 tbsp
Beans chopped – 2 tbsp
Carrots shredded – 2 tbsp
Mushrooms chopped – 2 tbsp
Cabbage shredded – 4 tbsp
Soya sauce – 2 tbsp
Vinegar – ½ tbsp

Cream Of Mushroom Soup by Hebbar’s Kitchen


2 tsp olive oil / any cooking oil
1 tbsp unsalted butter
2 tbsp onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
10 mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 tsp maida/ plain flour / refined flour / all-purpose flour
3 cups veg stock or water
½ tsp pepper, crushed
few thyme herbs, optional
salt to taste
¼ cup cream/malai, fresh
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