How to make Beancurd Egg Drop Soup -

Beancurd makes this healthy soup healthier.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Beancurd, Eggs (अंडे)

Cuisine : Oriental

Course : Soups

Beancurd Egg Drop Soup

Beancurd Egg Drop Soup Recipe Card


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Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Beancurd Egg Drop Soup Recipe

  • Beancurd 100 grams

  • Eggs 2

  • Chicken stock 3 cups

  • Spring onion bulb 1

  • Cornflour 2 teaspoons

  • Light soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Freshly crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Spring onion greens 2 stalks


Step 1

Heat a non-stick wok and pour chicken stock into it.

Step 2

Cut beancurd into medium cubes. Slice spring onion bulb and add to the stock. Chop the spring onion greens separately and set aside.

Step 3

Break the eggs, one at a time, separate the yolks and whites and put them in separate bowls. You can use the yolks in some other dish.

Step 4

Take cornflour in another bowl, add ¼ cup water and mix well to make a slurry.

Step 5

When the chicken stock comes to a boil, add beancurd cubes, light soy sauce, salt and freshly crushed black peppercorns and mix well.

Step 6

Add half the cornflour slurry and mix well and cook till the soup thickens.

Step 7

Drizzle the egg white from a height into the soup and mix lightly. Add spring onion greens and mix.

Step 8

Pour into a serving bowl and serve piping hot.

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