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Persian Onion Soup (Eshkeneh)

My son learned to cooked this healthy soup from a Persian friend, this Persian style of onion soup help to keep your body healthy and warm.

Very good soup, delicious with simple ingredients and easy to cook.



2 tbsp of Olive oil

5 large union, peeled and thinly sliced

2 slice of ginger

Pinch of Himalayan salt and black pepper

1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

1/2 tsp of organic fenugreek seeds

1/2 tsp of fresh mints

2 tbsp of organic plain flour

600-700 ml of pure filter water

1 cinnamon stick

Juice from 1 lemon

1 tsp raw sugar

1 tsp vegan vegetable seasoning

Few parsley springs,chopped


1.Place  a soup pot over a medium heat. Add  Olive oil,onions and some veggies seasoning . Cover and sweat for 15 minutes until the onions is soft, stirring occasionally, removed the lid and increased the heat very slightly.

2. Add the spices, mints and stir in the flour. Cook and stirring frequently about 3 minutes.

3. Pour in the filter water whisking as you do so to prevent lumps is forming.

When is has all been added, place in the cinnamon stick fenugreek then simmer over a low heat, cover the lid to cook for another 35-40 minutes.

4. Stir in the raw sugar and lemon juice and seasoning.

5. Discard the cinnamon stick,ladle the hot onion soup into a soup bowl and topping over with parsley and fresh mints before serve.


One word delicious! As mother this is a definite a wonderful gift from son preparing this delicious soup for us.


Fenugreek seeds (胡芦巴子 ) is a popular ingredient in India dishes.
Fenugreek are used as a remedy to help relieve sore throats good for diabetics and many other benefits. Love fenugreek tea taste just like american ginseng.

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Bernice Shak
Bernice Shak is a strict vegan for more than 18 years. I love to cook and share my recipes. My elder son, Joshua created this website for me as my birthday present for recipes sharing purpose. Meanwhile, my second son, ChenLin who loves photography, he helps me shoot all the amazing recipes photos. I am really enjoying this. Subscribe to Newsletter