Rice soup is, most often, a thick soup consisting of rice, vegetables and seasonings. It makes a filling breakfast or a light lunch.
Preparation of Rice Soup
Apart from rice, a number of other ingredients are included in the rice soup. Spring onions, watercress, greens or other vegetables of choice are added. Ginger root, garlic cloves and chili flakes add spiciness to the dish. Wine, soy sauce, and rice wine vinegar (or any other vinegar) are used as flavor enhancers.
The vegetables are sautÃ©ed in oil, and rice is added along with the spices and sauces and boiled in vegetable stock till a thick, soupy consistency is obtained. Poached egg is added to the basic soup.
Rice Soup Recipes
A number of rice soup recipes are made with wild rice. Lentils, chicken, beef, hamburgers, and spinach are added to make delicious variants of the dish.