Thai Vegetable Soup Recipe

A delicious sweet and spicy thai vegetable soup perfect on a cold winter night. Best served with a loaf of crusty bread.
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Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time3 Hr 20 Min
Ready In3 Hr 45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthy++Servings10
Main IngredientInterest Group, , , ,


 Uncooked brown rice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Sweet onion1 , chopped
 Garlic4 Clove (20 gm), minced
 Chopped ginger root1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (fresh)
 Chopped carrot1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped broccoli4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Red bell pepper1 , diced
 Canned light coconut milk14 Ounce
 Vegetable broth6 Cup (96 tbs)
 White wine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Fish sauce3 Tablespoon
 Soy sauce2 Tablespoon
 Thai chili peppers3
 Chopped lemon grass2 Tablespoon (fresh)
 Thai pepper garlic sauce1 Tablespoon
 Saffron1 Teaspoon
 Plain yogurt3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Fresh cilantro1 Teaspoon (for garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 231 Calories from Fat 79

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g15.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.2 mg

Sodium 879.2 mg36.6%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.7%

Sugars 4.8 g

Protein 5 g10.8%

Vitamin A 60.5% Vitamin C 135.4%

Calcium 7.8% Iron 8.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Bring the rice and water to a boil in a pot. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 45 minutes.

2. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat, and cook the onion, garlic, ginger, and carrots 5 minutes, until tender. Mix in broccoli, red bell pepper, coconut milk, broth, wine, fish sauce, soy sauce, Thai chile peppers, lemon grass, garlic sauce, and saffron. Simmer 25 minutes.

3. Pour soup in batches into a blender or food processor, and blend until smooth and creamy. Return to the pot, and mix in yogurt and cooked rice. Top with cilantro to serve.


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Ganesh Dutta says :

I like thai dishes very much. Last sunday I had tried this Thai Vegetable Soup Recipe and it turns out great . Thanks for sharing this healthy and delicious Thai Vegetable Soup Recipe .
Posted on: 13 February 2008 - 1:56pm
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shantihhh says :

Looking at this Thai Vegetable Soup recipe I am guessing it is an intrepretation as they do not use yogurt in anything. Some health minded Thai chefs are using soy milk in place of coconut milk. I have tried this with some coconut essense (not flavouring) and it is quite nice and has a nice thick consistency. Many Thai soups (including vegetable soups) are a clear broth like Tom Yum Goong (Hot and Sour Shrimp soup) which can be made with any seafood, meats, fowl, or veggies. I make a Tom Yum Broth with Thai Won Ton that is very flavourful and no coconut milk Shanti/Mary-Anne Get this ifood.TV
Posted on: 13 October 2007 - 7:25pm
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shantihhh says :

Yes in the south of Thailand where there are coconut trees just like in South India, but many Thai curries are dry curries sans the coconut milk. Many Thai dishes are stir-fries, salads, vegetables, soups, many without coconut milk. Shanti/Mary-Anne
Posted on: 13 October 2007 - 7:19pm
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shantihhh says :

Interesting soup-btw in Thailand they do not use dairy in any of their dishes.
Posted on: 17 August 2007 - 9:13pm
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Vidya says :

I think they use a lot of coconut milk in thai food....dont they?
Posted on: 13 October 2007 - 7:05pm