Along with improving immunity, gourd also improves digestion.
Gourd-Peanut Soup helps to keep energetic throughout the day.
Lauki Moongphali Soup Recipe: If you have also fasted during the holy nine days of Navratri, then to keep yourself energized, you can take soup prepared from gourd-peanut. You can have Gourd Peanut Soup with the start of the day and in the middle of the day. It is delicious as well as full of nutrients. Gourd contains vitamin C, K and calcium which helps in cooling the body. Gourd-Peanut Soup also helps in keeping digestion better during fasting.
Gourd-Peanut Soup is not only delicious but it is also easy to make. You can also have it with solid fruits. Let us know the very easy method of making Gourd-Peanut Soup.
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Ingredients for Gourd-Peanut Soup
Gourd – 1
Peanuts – 2 tbsp
Ginger – 1 tsp
Rajgira flour – 1 tbsp
Mint leaves – 5-6
Green chili – 1
Black pepper powder – 1 pinch
Olive oil – 1 tsp
Cream – 1 tbsp
Rock salt – as per taste
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How to make Gourd-Peanut Soup
To make Gourd-Peanut Soup, first clean the peanuts and put them in a pan and roast them. After this, take them out in a vessel and mash them and separate the peels from the grains. Now cut the gourd into pieces. After this, put pieces of gourd, chopped green chillies, ginger in the cooker. Add a pinch of rock salt and roasted peanuts to it. After this, add water according to the need and put the lid of the cooker and apply 2 whistles.
Now put 1 teaspoon of olive oil in a pan and heat it on medium heat. When the oil becomes hot, add Rajgira flour to it and fry the flour on low flame. Take care not to fry the flour too much. After the flour is cooked, put it in the gourd soup in the cooker and mix it with the help of a blender. After this, add mint leaves and black pepper powder to it and let it cook for 2-3 minutes more. Now take out the soup in a serving bowl and garnish it with cream and serve hot.
Tags: food, Food Recipe, Lifestyle, Navaratri Foods
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 30, 2022, 08:01 IST