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Senior Citizen Soup recipes
Last Updated : Dec 20,2017
Soups are something that are very versatile, they can be had as a snack or as a meal. They can make a perfect one pot dish if vegetables such as carrot, cabbage, cauliflower or if beans such as kidney beans, whole masoor, black eyed beans are added which makes it high in protein, fiber and nutrients. Soups can keep you filled for a long time without being calorie dense so it is perfect for someone who is trying to lose weight also.
Below are a few tips to keep in mind while preparing a soup:
Try and include soups which contain a variety of vegetables such as spinach, carrots, peas, tomatoes, onions which makes it fiber rich and nutrient dense. Try recipes such as Spinach Paneer and Dal Soup and Carrot Soup Gajar Soup Recipe which can be prepared in a jiffy.
You can make your soup protein rich by adding lentils and beans such as whole rajma, masoor and a variety of dals. Try Rajma Soup which is sure to keep you full.
You can also add whey which is the liquid remaining after curdling and straining milk to your soups. So the next time you prepare paneer, do not throw away the whey, instead use it to prepare soup such as Whey Soup which is rich in calcium and protein.
Cereals such as barley and oats can be added to soup to make it fiber rich. Try Nourishing Barley Soup
Remember to not savour soups with too much butter or cream. Instead savour them with fresh and dried herbs.
20 Aug 11
Nourishing Barley Soup by Tarla Dalal
Barley is a cereal that is not usually used in everyday cooking. It is however a great source of protein, iron and fibre and tastes good too, if cooked with flavourful ingredients as I have done in this broth. The combination of masoor dal along with barley i.e. a pulse with a cereal makes this soup ....
31 May 18
Rajma Soup, Kidney Bean Soup Recipe by Tarla Dalal
This savoury soup meets your iron and protein requirement through the tasty rajma in a perfect way. On the other hand, the vitamin C from the tomatoes and lemon juice helps in the absorption of iron during digestion.
Accompany this soup with Chawli ....
14 Mar 18
Garlicky Lentil and Tomato Soup by Tarla Dalal
This unusual soup has been prepared from masoor dal, which is known for being rich in protein and zinc. Tomatoes give it a lovely red tinge whereas onions and garlic impart an enticing aroma. I’ve blended this soup to give it a nice creamy texture without actually adding cream! It’s a great soup, wh ....
27 Mar 18
Low Calorie Spinach Soup by Tarla Dalal
You will thoroughly enjoy this nutrient-dense, easy-to-prepare spinach soup. Cooking it with low-fat milk gives it a lovely emerald green colour, which together with the aroma of sautéed onions and garlic, makes this soup irresistible! This soup is especially recommended for all the weight-conscious ....
Strength Shorba, Bombay Curry Soup with Spinach by Tarla Dalal
Shorbas or Indian
soups are characterised by their tongue-tickling flavours and rich mouth-feel too. This Strength Shorba, for instance, is a dal based delight that has a luscious texture owing to the dal and spinach being blended with onions, tomatoes, etc. A dash ....
Green Peas, Carrot and Cauliflower Soup by Tarla Dalal
A crunchy and satiating option, the Green Peas, Carrot and Cauliflower Soup is a wholesome and tasteful soup that retains the natural flavours of the veggies to the hilt. It makes use of fibre-rich ingredients like green peas, cauliflower, cabbage and carrots. Avoid straining to retain the fibre con ....
Carrot Soup, Gajar Soup Recipe by Tarla Dalal
This mildly-flavoured zero oil
Carrot Soup is an ideal start to a light dinner. Carrots have a large amount of vitamin A, an excellent antioxidant that cleanses your body of free-radicals.
Prepared with low-fat milk, this soup features surprisingl ....
Cauliflower Soup ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking ) by Tarla Dalal
Cauliflower Soup! You are quite unlikely to have come across a soup made of only cauliflower! We’ve created this tasty soup from cauliflower, lined with low-fat milk. Cauliflower is low in calories and has very little fat. We’ve added low-fat milk to enhance the protein and calcium content, and onio ....
Broccoli Broth ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
No more running noses and sneezy wheezies. Ensure good health and immunity with this vitamin C rich soup made of vibrantly coloured and flavourful broccoli. The antioxidants contributed by broccoli and the other ingredients in this soup counteract the harmful cellular by products created during norm ....
31 May 18
Healthy Tomato Soup ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Creamy but not sinful, the Healthy Tomato Soup is a perfect low-cal option for those who love creamy tomato soup. Here, the creamy texture is attained using moong dal and low-fat milk. With just 1 tsp of low-fat butter for six servings, this recipe is perfect for weight watchers. Despite being ‘slim ....
Spinach, Paneer and Dal Soup by Tarla Dalal
A lip-smacking soup using low-fat paneer. Spinach, Paneer and Dal Soup being rich in calcium and protein helps to maintain bone strength and repair damaged tissues.
25 Jun 14
Paneer, Vermicelli and Mushroom Vegetable Broth by Tarla Dalal
A leaf off Oriental cuisine, the Paneer, Vermicelli and Mushroom Vegetable Broth is a tangy, awakening soup that will awaken you with its myriad flavours. Paneer is a star ingredient of this broth, as it provides ample calcium for healthy bones and teeth.
Chawli and Beetroot Soup by Tarla Dalal
This unusual soup, which combines chawli and beetroot, is an interesting way to include nutrient-rich chawli in your diet. Its flavour is beautifully balanced by sweet beetroot, making it very appealing.
A unique garnish of finely chopped onions and tomatoes imparts an interesting mouth-feel to ....
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