Soups Veggie Pot-Pourri Clear Soup

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup cauliflower (finely chopped)
  • 1 small carrot (finely chopped)
  • 4-5 leaves cabbage (finely chopped)
  • 10-12 spinach leaves (finely chopped)
  • ¼ cup spring onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 big tomato (finely chopped)
  • 1 medium green capsicum (finely chopped)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped french beans
  • 1 tsp grass-fed cow white butter or canola oil
  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 2 split green chilies
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped spring onion greens for garnish
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 4 cups water
Veggie Pot-Pourri Clear Soup

Directions:

Heat butter in a wok (kadhai), add ginger, garlic and green chillies. Sauté on medium flame for a few seconds.

Add onions and sauté till transparent.

Add all the vegetables and sauté on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.

Add water and stir.

Add salt and pepper and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes.

Remove from flame, add spring onion greens and lemon juice and mix well.

Serve hot.

Nutrient Profile of the Ingredients

Carrot has loads of vitamin A, fiber, vitamin K, potassium and antioxidants.

Cauliflower is full of vitamin C, vitamin K, fibre, potassium and B vitamins.

Cabbage again is especially loaded with vitamin C, vitamin K and B vitamins.

Spinach this veggie is a powerhouse of calcium that keeps the bones strong. It is also brimming with fibre that keeps stomach full for long.

Ginger root is anti-inflammatory and is full of minerals such as potassium, manganese, magnesium and copper.

Capsicum is a powerhouse of vitamin C. It also has vitamin A, vitamin K, B vitamins, fibre, manganese and potassium.

French beans are crammed with nutrients like vitamin C, fibre, vitamin A, vitamin K, manganese and magnesium.

Onions are crammed with fibre, vitamin C, B vitamins, potassium and manganese.

Garlic is a powerhouse food. It is absolutely loaded with micronutrients such as potassium, B vitamins, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese and selenium. Garlic also boasts of having reasonable amount of protein and fibre.