The best way to live a fit and happy life despite this daily inconvenience, is to boost your natural immunity, and including vitamin C rich foods in your diet is one way of achieving this. That’s all the more reason to enjoy this delicious Lemon and Coriander Soup made with vitamin C rich ingredients like lemon, coriander, carrots and cabbage. The vegetable stock used in this recipe also helps boost vitamin C levels of each bowlful. Vitamin C is also helpful in relieving cold and cough, so enjoy this comforting soup piping hot on days you feel down, or any cool winter’s day for that matter.

Preparation Time: 10 mins   
Cooking Time: 7 mins   
Total Time: 17 mins    
Makes 4 servings


1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tsp oil
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped cabbage
1/4 cup finely chopped carrots
3 cups basic vegetable stock
salt to taste
2 tsp cornflour dissolved in 2 tbsp water
Also Read: Niacin (Vitamin B3)


  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the garlic and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the cabbage and carrots and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the basic vegetable stock, lemon juice, salt and cornflour-water mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Add the coriander and mix well.
  5. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Value

Value per serving % Daily Values
Energy 66 cal 3%
Protein 1.3 g 2%
Carbohydrates 8.9 g 3%
Fiber 2.3 g 9%
Fat 2.8 g 4%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Vitamin A 640.7 mcg 13%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 0.1 mg 10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1 mg 9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.6 mg 5%
Vitamin C 29.3 mg 73%
Vitamin E 0.1 mg 1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) 22.4 mcg 11%
Calcium 68.5 mg 11%
Iron 1.2 mg 6%
Magnesium 18.4 mg 5%
Phosphorus 156.9 mg 26%
Sodium 23.7 mg 1%
Potassium 139.5 mg 3%
Zinc 0.3 mg 3%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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