skin glow soup recipe | skin glow cucumber soup | cucumber soup for weight loss | cucumber soup for glowing skin |
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skin glow soup recipe | skin glow cucumber soup | cucumber soup for weight loss | cucumber soup for glowing skin is a cold coup perfect for hot summers. Learn how to make cucumber soup for glowing skin.
To make skin glow soup, combine cucumber, mint leaves, curd and salt in a mixer jar and blend till smooth. Serve chilled.
Who doesn’t like to have glowing skin? It is said that glowing skin is a reflection of overall good health, and that is indeed true. When you have a good supply of required nutrients and are sufficiently hydrated, your skin glows from within. Soups like skin glow cucumber soup are a great way to ensure this.
Soups nourish the skin and contribute to the day’s liquid requirement too. This cucumber soup for glowing skin has cucumber as it is base. This vegetable is full of water and absolutely low in calories. We all are aware that water is a key nutrient to a supple skin. Further addition of mint makes it more refreshing.
This cucumber soup for weight loss is also loaded with other the essential nutrients like calcium and protein due to the addition of curd. Protein is another key nutrient needed to support cell health and add radiance to our skin. We have used regular curd to make this soup, but those who are on a low-cal diet or heart patients who have to restrict fat can use low-fat curd instead. For diabetics we would suggest half serving at a time.
Have this easy to make, no-cooking skin glow cucumber soup in between snack. It is sure to satiate you and avoid binge eating on other fat laden snacks which can be harmful for your skin.
Tips for skin glow soup. 1. Buy the perfect cucumber. They should be firm, rounded at their edges, and their colour should be a bright medium to dark green. Avoid cucumbers that are yellow, puffy, have sunken water-soaked areas, or are wrinkled at their tips. 2. Use of fresh curd is essential to enjoy its invigorating flavour. 3. This soup can be refrigerated for 4 to 5 hours and served chilled.
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- Combine all the ingredients in a mixer and blend till smooth.
- Serve chilled.
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What is skin glow soup | cold cucumber mint soup | made off ? skin glow soup is made from simple ingredients : 2 cups roughly chopped cucumber, 2 tbsp mint leaves (phudina), 2 1/2 cups curds (dahi) and salt to taste.
To make skin glow soup | cold cucumber mint soup | healthy Indian skin soup | in a mixer put 2 cups roughly chopped cucumber. With that high water content, cucumber act as a broom for our system to sweep out harmful toxins from our body. The sterols from cucumber aid in managing blood cholesterol levels well and is diabetic friendly. Low sodium and fair amounts of potassium will help to control blood pressure. Cucumber forms a healthy snack as it's alkaline and a great acidity snack reliever. So you can have it as a snack at work. Better to have it peeled to remove the effects of pesticides. See detailed benefits of cucumber.
Add 2 1/2 cups curds (dahi). Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice. Curd is one of the richest source of protein, calcium and minerals. They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. Being low in sodium, it is safe to be eaten by individuals with high blood pressure. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet.
Add 2 tbsp mint leaves (phudina). Mint (pudina) being an anti-inflammatory reduces the inflammation in the stomach and shows a cleansing effect. Sipping on a healthy drink like fresh mint and lemon tea is the best option to overcome nausea for mums-to-be. Moreover it's vitamin A (10% of RDA) and vitamin C (20.25%) serve as an additional boost to bring relief from cough, sore throat and also cold. Mint (pudina) is a leafy vegetable which is sure to create nourishing dishes without piling on calories, carbs or fat for that instance. What is has to offer instead is FIBER. See here for detailed benefits of mint leaves.
Add salt to taste.
Blend the mixture. It's good to have a few pieces of cucumber in the skin glow soup | cold cucumber mint soup | healthy Indian skin soup | as it gives a good mouth feel. This is a nice thin light texture cold cucumber pudina soup.
Serve skin glow soup | cold cucumber pudina soup | healthy Indian skin soup | cold. The soup tastes much better cold or chilled. So put it in the fridge for atleast an hour.
Skin Glow Soup – Rich in water and protein.
Cucumber is a water-filled veggies and thus perfect to nourish skin and add glow to it.
The use of curd in this no cooking soup adds enough protein – a nutrient which is needed to support cell health of the skin. It helps in repair and maintenance of the skin cells.
With 154 calories and 5.6 g of protein, this cold soup can be sipped at snack time or in between meals. It is sure to refresh you and keep you satiated.
Weight watchers and heart patients can enjoy this soup chilled.
For diabetics we would suggest half serving at a time.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
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