Healthy Appetizer: Homemade Moong Soup Recipe

In the middle of these unforeseen times, while staying home we look for every alternative that's contributing towards our wellbeing. Diet and nutrition play a crucial role and if we neglect that, it's highly unlikely to not get sick or ill once in a while. ‘Moong beans’ is an ideal ingredient for your regular diet; incredibly versatile, high in nutrients and aid in many ailments. Let's see the benefits of this Homemade Moong Soup recipe & the procedure to cook it.

BENEFITS OF ALL INGREDIENTS

Moong Beans

Packed with healthy nutrients, reduces bloating, inflammation, Supports digestive health & promotes weight loss

Mustard Seeds

Provide relief from headache, Strengthen bones, teeth, and gums,
Good for your skin

Coriander

Helps improve digestions, Rich in Immune boosting, Antioxidants, Cooling

Ghee

Nourishing and energising, Great source of energy, Keeps constipation at bay 

Hing

Reduces bloating, Improves digestion

Turmeric

Anti-inflammatory, Antitoxic

Ginger

Improves digestion, Can settle an upset stomach & curb morning sickness

Garlic

Combat’s sickness & detoxifies the system

One cup of boiled Moong beans contains:

Calories

212

Fat

0.8 grams

Protein

14.2 grams

Carbs

38.7 grams

Fibre

15.4 grams

Folate (B9)

80% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI)

Manganese

30% of the RDI

Magnesium

24% of the RDI

Vitamin B1

22% of the RDI

Phosphorus

20% of the RDI

Iron

16% of the RDI

Copper

16% of the RDI

Potassium

15% of the RDI

Zinc

11% of the RDI

Vitamins

B2, B3, B5, B6 and selenium

HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY MOONG SOUP

INGREDIENTS

  • 250gms overnight soaked Moong beans
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Hing
  • Salt (as per taste)
  • 1/2 tsp Jaggery
  • Kokum (2-3 pieces)
  • Fresh green coriander leaves
  • Bay Leaf (2 pieces)

 

INSTRUCTIONS

1) Heat a pan and add 2 tsp ghee

2) Now add 1 tsp cumin & 1 tsp mustard seeds

3) Let it simmer for a while

4) Add 2-3 bay leaves & a pinch of Hing(Asafoetida)

5) Then add the ginger garlic paste (1 tsp)

6) Put in a cup of water and stir it thoroughly

7) Then add 1 tsp cumin powder & 1¼ tsp of coriander powder

8) Addition of half tsp turmeric powder & salt as per taste

9) Further, 2-3 pcs of kokum, coriander leaves & jaggery as per choice

10) Mix it well on a simmer flame, and then finally, add the boiled moong

11) Let it boil for 5-7 mins, then low down the flame

(PS - Stir at regular intervals)

Try this healthy homemade moong soup recipe, that's delicious and wholesome. An ideal appetizer that improves digestion, helps in weight loss, is full of proteins & makes you feel energetic. Share this with your friends & family; let us know your experience in the comments. Watch the full video of how to prepare Healthy Moong Soup here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=It8JvDpNWYc&feature=youtu.be

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