How to make Vegetable Soup with Lemon Parsley Dumplings -

Lemon and parsley flavoured dumplings cooked with vegetables to make a fantastic soup.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Button mushrooms (बटन मशरूम), Carrot (गाजर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Soups

Vegetable Soup with Lemon Parsley Dumplings

Vegetable Soup with Lemon Parsley Dumplings Recipe Card


Hindi: dhingri
Available in various types, shapes and sizes, these edible fungi (purely vegetarian!) are a great way to glam-up your dishes. Talking about the types, there are – button, enoki, morel, oyster, shiitake, porcini, chanterelle and portabella. Buy the ones with a firm texture and even colour with tightly-closed caps. If the gills are showing, it is an indication of age and they are probably past their prime.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegetable Soup with Lemon Parsley Dumplings Recipe

  • Button mushrooms 6-7

  • Carrot sliced 1 medium

  • Bamboo shoots tinned, sliced thinly 20 grams

  • Spinach leaves (palak) 5-6

  • Oil 1 teaspoon + for greasing

  • Leek 1

  • Ginger sliced ½ inch

  • Garlic chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Vegetable stock 4 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chilli 1

  • Dumplings

  • Zest of 1 lemon

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Fresh parsley finely chopped, ½ cup + 1 teaspoon

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 tablespoon

  • Bread crumbs 1½ cups

  • Eggs 2

  • Parmesan cheese powder 2-3 tablespoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a deep non-stick pan.

Step 2

Slice mushrooms thinly. Chop leek. Cut ginger slices into thin strips.

Step 3

Add ginger strips and garlic to the pan, mix and sauté for ½ minute. Add onion and leek, mix and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add carrot and mushrooms, mix and sauté on high heat for 2 minutes. Add bamboo shoots, mix and sauté for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Combine cornflour and breadcrumbs in a bowl.

Step 6

Break eggs in another bowl, whisk well and add to the cornflour mixture along with ½ cup parsley, lemon zest, juice of ½ lemon, cheese, crushed peppercorns and salt and mix well till well combined.

Step 7

Add stock to the pan, add salt and mix.

Step 8

Finely chop green chilli and add, mix, cover and bring to a boil.

Step 9

Grease your palms with some oil, divide the breadcrumb mixture into small equal portions, shape them into balls and add to the pan. Simmer for 2 minutes.

Step 10

Roughly chop spinach leaves and add, mix, cover and simmer for 1 minute.

Step 11

Add 1 teaspoon parsley and remaining lemon juice and mix.

Step 12

Serve piping hot.

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