Basic Brown Stock

Basic Brown Stock

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The combination of veggies in the basic brown stock is such that it gives a light tinge of brown to the soup it goes into. Packed with nutrients from healthy veggies like bottle gourd, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes, and more, this is indeed a desirable addition to your soup.

Basic Brown Stock recipe - How to make Basic Brown Stock

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 cups
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1 cup roughly chopped carrots
1/4 cup chopped french beans
1/2 cup roughly chopped onions
1/2 cup roughly chopped potatoes
1/2 cup roughly chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup roughly chopped cabbage or bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)

  1. Boil 5 cups of water in a deep non-stick pan.
  2. Add all the vegetables and boil on a high flame for 10 minutes.
  3. Strain the water using a strainer and discard the vegetables.
  4. Use as required.
Nutrient values per cup
Energy45 cal
Protein1.1 g
Carbohydrates9.9 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat0.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A353.6 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.6 mg
Vitamin C19.9 mg
Folic Acid17.1 mcg
Calcium35.9 mg
Iron0.6 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium11 mg
Potassium130.7 mg
Zinc0.3 mg


Basic Brown Stock (DVC)
 on 21 Dec 10 11:41 AM

good stock! rich in flavour and nutrition, though not very different from the white stock!