Limbu Dhania ka Shorba

Limbu Dhania ka Shorba has lots of vegetables and a spicy sour flavour.

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Most people believe shorbas to be creamy heavy concoctions. Here's a delicious Shorba prepared with refreshing limbo and dhania and packed with the goodness of vegetables like carrots, celery and cabbage. Limbo Dhania ka Shorba is a near clear concoction that uses besan for thickening and loads of dhania and lime, which give it a lovely flavour and texture. All in all a highly fragrant and tasty preparation that is a must try for everyone.

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Limbu Dhania ka Shorba recipe - How to make Limbu Dhania ka Shorba

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Serves 6.
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1 tbsp oil
1/2 cup roughly chopped cabbage
1/2 cup roughly chopped carrots
1/2 cup roughly chopped onions
1 tbsp roughly chopped celery
1 spring onions white, finely chopped
25 mm. (1") piece of ginger (adrak), peeled and roughly chopped
5 cloves of garlic (lehsun), crushed
1 bayleaf (tejpatta)
2 to 3 cloves (laung / lavang)
4 to 5 black peppercorns (kalimirch)
2 tbsp besan (Bengal gram flour), dry roasted
1/2 cup chopped coriander (dhania) , both leaves and stalk
salt to taste
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup coriander (dhania) for the garnish
  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the cabbage, carrots, onions, celery, spring onion whites, ginger, garlic, bayleaf, cloves and peppercorns and sauté till the onions turn translucent.
  2. Add 4 cups of water and bring to boil.
  3. Cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 20 minutes till the vegetables release their flavour.
  4. Meanwhile dissolve the besan in ¼ cup of water to make a paste.
  5. Add the besan paste, coriander and simmer for another 5 to 7 minutes.
  6. Strain and transfer the liquid to a deep pan, add the salt and lemon juice and bring to boil.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

Nutrient values per
Energy60 cal
Protein1.7 g
Carbohydrates6.7 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat2.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A339.3 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C20.9 mg
Folic Acid11.3 mcg
Calcium34.8 mg
Iron0.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium7.6 mg
Potassium104.6 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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