Vegetable Soup (Jung) Recipe
2 tbsp ghee
1 tbsp minced ginger
1 tbsp minced garlic
1/2 cup onion, diced
1/4 cup white flour
4 cup water
2 cup mixed vegetables, chopped
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1 cup tofu, drained & diced
1/4 cup green onions, chopped
1 tbsp tamari sauce
1/4 tsp black pepper
Melt ghee & stir-fry ginger, garlic & onion for 1 minute. Add flour &
continue to stir fry for fro 3 to 5 minutes, till golden in colour.
Add water a little at a time, whisking constantly to keep it smooth.
Add vegetables, tomatoes, tofu, green onions & bring to a boil. Add
the remaining ingredients. Simmer for 10 minutes. Thin with extra
water if too thick. Serve hot.
Adapted from Betty Jung, "The Kopan Cookbook"
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