Moringa and Corn soup


  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 and 1/2 Tbsp shrimp paste
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil for sauteing
  • 1 cup shredded sweet corn, keep the husk
  • 4 cups pork stock, if you don’t have this, you can always use 1 pork cube instead
  • 2 cups moringa leaves
  • fish sauce (optional depending on taste)


  1. In a saucepan, heat oil and start browning the garlic, add onion and saute until translucent.
  2. Add shrimp paste and stir for 2 minutes.
  3. Add water, shredded corn and husk.  Bring to boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove the corn husk and add moringa leaves. Simmer for 1 minute.
  5. Turn off heat.  Using a stick mixer or blender, blend soup until leaves and corn kernels are blended.  Bring back to
  6. simmer for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. Turn off heat and serve hot.