Thai Purple Cabbage soup with Coconut Milk
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Thai Purple Cabbage Soup with ccoonut milk is a beautiful and easy soup that is inspired by Thai flavors.With a rich purple hue, the coconut milk adds a gorgeous creamy texture while the thai herbs especially lemon grass seals it as a thai inspired soup.
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Thai
Serves: 4
  • Purple(Red) Cabbage 2.5 cups
  • Sesame Oil 1 tbsp
  • Lime Juice 1 tbsp
  • Garlic 1 tsp chopped
  • Shallots chopped 1
  • Red Chilli Paste 1 tbsp
  • Coconut Milk 2 cups (can also add less)
  • vegetable Stock 4 to 5 cups
  • Lemon Grass 2 stalks
  • Galangal 1 inch
  • Red Curry Paste(or any other flavor) 1 tsp
  • salt as per taste
  • sugar 1 tsp
  • Thai Chillis 2 chopped
  1. Chop the cabbage
  2. In a deep pot, add oil, and saute the garlic and shallots.
  3. Fry and add the cabbage.Add galangal
  4. Add the chillis and curry paste .Fry for the while .
  5. Now add the stock , lemon grass, salt, sugar and let the soup cook on low flame for around 15 mins until done
  6. Puree the soup, strain and put it back in the pan
  7. Stir it on low flame for a few minutes and ddd the light coconut milk
  8. Add lime juice, salt and Black Pepper
  9. Stir until the soup attains a creamy texture.
  10. You can add additional thai chillies and a dash of fish sauce as well .
  11. Serve in bowls. garnish with anything that you wish like chillis, chilli sauce, and spring onions.
Recipe by Indrani's Kitchen Flavours at