Kalan Soup / Chennai Soup Stall Mushroom Soup Recipe / காளான் சூப்

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves: 3 ~ 4


1 tbsp oil / butter

1 medium size onion, chopped

4 ~ 5 fresh mushroom, chopped finely

1 tsp ginger garlic paste

4 cups water

2 tbsp corn flour + 3 tbsp water

Cilantro as needed

Powdered black pepper and salt to taste

Corn flakes chivda as needed


1.  Heat oil in heavy bottom sauce pan in medium heat. Saute chopped onion for few minutes till it turns soft.

2. Throw in ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds. Add chopped mushroom. Saute and cook for few minutes. 

3. Add 4 cup of water and allow it to boil. Add salt to taste.  Meantime mix corn flour and 3 tbsp water together without lumps. 

4. When soup starts to boil, Lower the heat, add corn flour mixture to the soup. Stir continuously for few seconds. Soup will starts to thicken up.  Turn off the heat when soup reaches its required consistency. Garnish with minced cilantro.

5.  Adjust salt and pepper to taste. Transfer it to serving bowl and serve with corn flakes. Enjoy your yummy soup.