Vegetable stock

Vegetable stock,Veg stock

Ingredients:

You can use any kinds of vegetables and spices to prepare the vegetable stock.

Vegetables:

  • Onion – 1 (big one)
  • Garlic – 8 to 10 pieces
  • Carrot – 3
  • Cauliflower – 1/4 of a small one
  • Green chili – 1
  • Green onion – 10 to 12 stalks
  • Coriander leaves – a small bunch of stems or leaves
  • Celery – a small bunch of stems or leaves
  • Bay leaves and Curry leaves

Indian Spices:

  • Pepper corns – 1 tspn
  • Coriander seeds – 2 spoons
  • Cumin seeds – 1 spoon
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch stick
  • Cloves – 4 to 5
  • Star anise – 2 (Optional)

Recipe:

  1. Rinse and cut all the Vegetables into big pieces. No need to scrap the skin of the Vegetables and Don’t cut into small pieces.
  2. Heat Water in a large pot which can hold all the above ingredients.
  3. Add all the Vegetables and Spices to the Water. The Water should be enough to sink all the Vegetables.
  4. Keep the stove in high temperature. Once the Water starts to boil, bring it to low. Keep it low for 1 hour.
  5. Strain your stock after an hour using a Sieve or a Strainer.

Use this vegetable stock as a base to prepare soups.

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