Nourishing Moong Soup ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
by Tarla Dalal
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Moong soup, subtly flavoured with curry leaves and lemon juice, this moong soup is easily digestible and high on energy.
Carrots and paneer increase the protein and vitamin A content making this soup a great starter to meals.
Enjoy how to make Nourishing Moong Soup recipe with detailed step by step photos below.
- Clean and wash the moong, add 5 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves, asafoetida and moong(along with water), mix well and bring to boil.
- Add the lemon juice and mix well. Serve the nourishing moong soup hot garnished with coriander.
- To enhance the nutritive value of the nourishing moong soup, add ¼ cup of low-fat chopped paneer and ¼ cup of grated carrots after step 4 and simmer till the carrots are tender.
Nourishing Moong Soup ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy ) recipe with step by step photos
Health benefits of moong/ Mung: Mung is rich in Folate, Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Being rich in Antioxidants like Flavonoids, mung reduces the damage done by free radicals to the blood vessels and lowers inflammation.
They help in the free flow of blood and good for heart. As Moong is low in fat and high in protein and fibre, eating mung beans will keep you fuller for a longer time and great for weight loss. Lentils and beans are Antioxidants which are known to reduce blood pressure. See detailed benefits of moong.
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Clean and wash the moong to get rid of any dirt.
Add 5 cups of water into a pressure cooker.
Add the moong into the pressure cooker pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
Allow the steam to escape naturally before opening the lid.
Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan.
Add the cumin seeds for an earthy flavour.
When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves. Curry leaves provide a refreshing flavour to the Nourishing Moong Soup.
Now, add asafoetida for providing your nourishing moong soup with the desired amount of pungency.
Finally, add the moong (along with water).
Mix well and bring to boil. (It will take about 3 minutes.)
Add the lemon juice and mix well. Do not cook for long after you have added the lemon to prevent the Nourishing moong soup ( weight loss moong soup) from getting bitter.
Serve the Nourishing moong soup ( weight loss moong soup) hot garnished with coriander.
After step 9, add ¼ cup grated carrots.
Mix well and boil for about 3 minutes (till the carrots get cooked).
Add the ¼ cup low-fat chopped paneer and mix well.
Now, add the lemon juice and mix well.
Serve the Nourishing moong soup with grated carrots and chopped paneer immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serve
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