Soups have been and still are an integral part of our diet with their rich and flavoursome taste. According to Abraham Maslow “A first rate soup is more creative than a second rate painting”. Our recipe here teaches you the creative art of soup making in a very easy to master way. Spring Onion Miso soup is a Japanese product, made from simple ingredients that combine to give a wonderful taste.
Yellow onion - 1 medium
White miso paste - 2 tbsp
Cloves garlic, chopped - 5
Sprig spring onion, finely sliced - 1
Sake - 1 tsp
Water - 3 cups
Salt - ¼ tsp or to taste
Cooking oil - ½ to 1 tsp
Pinch of ground white pepper, optional (freshly ground pepper enhances both the taste and aroma).
Take medium sized onion and skin it.
Wash it and cut it into thin long strips.
Mix the miso paste with 2 tablespoons of water.
Place a pot over the stove on medium heat.
Add warm oil in it and sauté the garlic till its fragrant.
Top it with the onions and toss up.
Fry everything together for three minutes or till it turns into a translucent colour.
Add in water to the pot followed by the miso paste.
Stir to mix and then cover up with lid.
Let the soup simmer for around 10 minutes on low heat.
Pour the soup into a serving dish.
Slice up the spring onion and top it over the soup.
Season it with salt and pepper according to taste requirement.