Superfood Moringa Soup Which Can Fix A Number Of Deficiencies

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Superfood Moringa Soup which can fix a number of deficiencies

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As the weather turns colder, the need for a strong immunity calls for some healthy indulgence and what can be better than indulging in a hearty and nutritious Drumstick leaf soup, which can be made in just a few minutes.

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Drumstick also known as Moringa has been a quintessential part of the Indian cuisine and much like the sticks, the leaves of this plant are equally nutritious and can help boost immunity and fix several deficiencies.

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Loaded with vitamins such as A, C, and B6, minerals like calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and antioxidants like beta-carotene and quercetin to name a few. Moreover, this soup can fix anemia, iron deficiency, calcium deficiency and also helps in better insulin and weight management etc.

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1 ½ cups drumstick leaves, ½ tsp jeera, ½ tsp black peppercorns, 4 garlic cloves, 1 medium onion, 1 green chili, 1 tomato, 2 cups water, salt to taste, 1 tsp ghee/oil.

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To begin with this easy recipe, wash the drumstick leaves thoroughly under running water and then soak them for sometime, strain the water and keep the leaves aside.

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Next, take a mortar pestle and crush peppercorns and cumin seeds nicely. Similarly, add chopped garlic and green chili, mince it a bit.

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Now, take a pan and add in oil/ghee, once it turns the oil turns warm add in the cumin and pepper mix followed by onions and minced garlic. Saute it well.

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To this add in tomatoes and washed leaves, cook for some time without covering the lid.