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bean and vegetable soup recipe | kidney bean tomato soup | healthy Indian bean soup is a chunky nourishing soup, perfect for a light dinner. Learn how to make kidney bean tomato soup.

To make bean and vegetable soup, drain out all the water from the beans and add 2 cups of water, salt and bayleaves and pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles or till they are soft. Remove the bayleaves and discard them. Keep aside. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for few seconds. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for few more minutes. Add the capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for a few more seconds. Add the tomatoes and cook on a medium flame for few minutes. Add the rajma (along with the liquid they were cooked in), mix well and bring to boil. Add the salt and pepper and allow it to simmer for 5 to 7 minutes. Serve hot.

Protein from black beans as well antioxidants like lycopene, vitamin A from tomatoes and vitamin C from capsicum, all together work towards maintaining the cells and the lining of the arteries in good health. Thus the kidney bean tomato soup is a wealth of nutrients.

Healthy Indian bean soup is a wholesome choice for all healthy individuals to those suffering from diabetes and heart problems. Weight watchers can opt for this soup. It is sure to satiate you and please your taste buds too without the accompaniment of maida laden bread. Try it out!

Tips for bean and vegetable soup. 1. The rajma has to be soaked overnight, so plan for it in advance. 2. Discard the layleaves after pressure cooking. 3. You can use any choice of beans instead of the rajma. Use black beans, chawli beans etc.

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Bean and Vegetable Soup, Kidney Bean Tomato Soup recipe - How to make Bean and Vegetable Soup, Kidney Bean Tomato Soup

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3Makes 3 servings
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Ingredients

For Bean and Vegetable Soup
1/2 cup rajma (kidney beans) , soaked overnight
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1 to 2 bay leaves (tejpatta)
1 tsp oil
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1/4 cup chopped capsicum
salt and to taste
Method

For bean and vegetable soup

    For bean and vegetable soup
  1. To make bean and vegetable soup, drain out all the water from the beans and add 2 cups of water, salt and bay leaves and pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles or till they are soft. Remove the bay leaves and discard them. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for few seconds.
  3. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for a minute.
  4. Add the capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for another minute.
  5. Add the tomatoes and cook on a medium flame for few minutes.
  6. Add the rajma (along with the liquid they were cooked in), mix well and bring to boil.
  7. Add the salt and pepper and allow it to simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
  8. Serve the bean and vegetable soup hot.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. You can use any choice of beans instead of the rajma. Use black beans, chawli beans etc.

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what is bean and vegetable soup made off?

  1. what is bean and vegetable soup made off? kidney bean tomato soup is made from 1/2 cup rajma (kidney beans) , soaked overnight, 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes, 1 to 2 bayleaves, 1 tsp oil, 1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun), 1/2 cup thinly sliced onions, 1/4 cup chopped capsicum and salt to taste. See below image of list of ingredients of bean and vegetable soup.

preparing the kidney beans (rajma)

  1. This is what rajma (kidney beans ) looks like. https://tarladalal.com/rajma-soup-kidney-bean-soup-recipe-4627r
  2. Put the rajma is a glass bowl of water. Clean rajma by changing the water twice and removing any dirt. 
  3. The rajma is now cleaned. 
     
  4. Cover and soak the rajma for 8 hours or overnight.
  5. This is what the soaked rajma looks like. 
  6. Drain the rajma. 
  7. Keep aside. Use washed and soaked rajma in sabzis. 

Is kidney beans (rajma) healthy?

  1. Rajam rich in Magnesium : One cup of cooked kidney beans has 26.2% of your daily Magnesium requirements. Magnesium helps in formation of bones and teeth and metabolism of calcium and potassium. Try the unique Rajma Dhokla when you have time on hand. 
  2. Rajam Lowers Cholesterol : Rajma is a complex carb and rich in Fibre which helps in Lowering Cholesterol levels. Soluble fibre may reduce the absorption of cholesterol. Hence lowers total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol (the Bad cholesterol) therefore reducing the risk of heart disease. Soluble fibre creates the bile in the intestine to excreted in the stool. The body needs cholesterol to make bile salts and hence the liver produces more LDL. So more bile salts made in the liver will result in more LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) being pulled out of the blood stream. So eat more soluble fibre. See 10 fab benefits of rajma

pressure cooking the rajma

  1. In a pressure cooker put 1/2 cup soaked rajma (kidney beans). See above step by step on how to soak kidney beans.
  2. Add 2 cups of water.
  3. Add salt to taste. We added 1/2 salt.
  4. Add 2 bayleaves.
  5. Pressure cook for 3 whistles or till they are soft.
  6. This is how the rajma looks.
  7. Remove the bayleaves and discard them. Keep aside.

making bean and vegetable soup

  1. To make bean and vegetable soup recipe | kidney bean tomato soup | healthy Indian bean soup | heat 1 tsp oil in a deep non-stick pan.
  2. Add 1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun).
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for few seconds.
  4. Add 1/2 cup thinly sliced onions.
  5. Sauté on a medium flame for few more minutes.
  6. Add 1/4 cup chopped capsicum.
  7. Sauté on a medium flame for a minute.
  8. Add 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes.
  9. Cook on a medium flame for few minutes.
  10. Add the rajma (along with the liquid they were cooked in).
  11. Mix well.
  12. Bring to a boil.
  13. Add salt to taste. We added 1/4 tsp salt.
  14. Add pepper to taste. We added 1/2 tsp pepper. If you wish you can use 1/4 tsp pepper. 
  15. Allow it to simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
  16. Pour into a serving bowl and garnish bean and vegetable soup | kidney bean tomato soup | healthy Indian bean soup | with a sprig of coriander.
  17. Serve bean and vegetable soup | kidney bean tomato soup | healthy Indian bean soup | hot.

tips for bean and vegetable soup

  1. The rajma has to be soaked overnight, so plan for it in advance.
  2. Discard the layleaves after pressure cooking. 
     
  3. You can use any choice of beans instead of the rajma. Use black beans, chawli beans etc.

health benefits of bean and vegetable soup

  1. Bean and Vegetable Soup – rich in protein and fibre. 
  2. The beans lend enough protein and fibre to boost your metabolism and aid in weight loss. 
  3. The fibre is beneficial in maintaining blood sugar levels and blood cholesterol levels too and thus diabetics and heart patients can reach out for this soup. 
  4. The antioxidants from the veggies will help to reduce inflammation in the body. 
  5. A bowl of soup is a perfect light dinner, which otherwise can also be enjoyed in between meals.  

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Bean and Tomato Soup ( Low Cholesterol)
5
 on 01 Jun 17 07:29 PM


I tried the receive...nice and time saving, My Kid enjoyed verymuch, I suggest every one to try at home ,
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Prasun , we are delighted you loved the Bean and Tomato Soup recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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02 Jun 17 09:39 AM
Bean and Tomato Soup ( Low Cholesterol)
5
 on 19 Dec 12 10:35 AM


Nice and healthy...and quick to make....
Bean and Tomato Soup
5
 on 04 Dec 12 03:39 PM


Healthy, filling and very tasty soup. Beans give you the proteins.