Are you looking for a way to pack in some vitamins, protein and fibre while giving your digestive system a little love? If you have an upset stomach, whip up these soup recipes recommended by nutritionist Priya Kathpal. You will love each one of them.
Carrot and coriander soup: This carrot and coriander soup will are incredibly comforting. It also improves immunity and hence ideal to keep bacterial infections at bay. Boil carrot puree, coriander stems, sage leaves, celery stalks, and diced ginger together and add salt and pepper to taste. It’s a thick soup and perfect for dinner too.
Lemon and coriander soup: You can easily skip the vegetable stock in this one. Just toss all your favourite veggies in a pot of water along with peppercorns, bay leaves and some cloves. Allow it to simmer and add the coriander leaves and stem along with lime juice towards the end. This makes for a wholesome dinner or evening snack experience.
Yellow pumpkin soup: But if you don’t enjoy eating pumpkin, here’s a soup recipe which has flavour and is also good for your digestive system. Put the yellow pumpkin in a pressure cooker along with onion, green chillies, ginger, garlic, roasted cumin seeds and 2 cups water. Pressure cook for about 10 minutes.Take off the pressure and cool. Put into a blender and blend. Put it back on heat and bring to boil. Serve hot, garnished with curry leaves.
Tomato and cinnamon soup. This soup will not only make for a great appetiser, but it will also soothe your stomach. Chop tomatoes and onions and in a pan add water, garlic, walnuts, chopped vegetables and bring to boil. Grind and sieve. In the same water add pepper, cinnamon and boil before serving.
Spinach and paneer soup: Your traditional palak paneer gets a twist with this satisfying soup. It’s rich in antioxidants and hence keeps most ailments at bay. Sauté onion and garlic and add blanched spinach puree to it along with some grated or mashed paneer. Let it boil till it gets the soup consistency and serve hot.