The New Age Mum

Watercress Soup

Posted on: Sunday, February 3, 2008

Watercress has dark green, flat round leaves with a hot zest and refreshing flavour. It is known to contain a significant amount of iron, calcium and folic acid, in addition to vitamin A and C.

  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Serving: 4-6 pax
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Time to make: 4-5hrs (Electric Cooker); 2-3hrs (Stovetop)



  • 1.25L (5 cups) Chicken Stock (to read on how to prepare stock, click here and just follow till step 2)
  • 200g                Watercress
  • 2 stick              Carrots (peeled and wash)


  1. Rinse and soak water cress for a while.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. Chopped carrots to chunky pieces.

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  • You can use other other meat stock too instead of chicken stock

  1. Prepare chicken stock.
  2. Bring watercress and carrots together.
  3. Place into the pot of stock and simmer together for at least 4 hrs. 



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