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Drumstick Soup


Drumstick Soup

Indian name: Sahijan Soup

Medicinal properties of Drumstick:

Dosha Analysis:
This soup is light, dry and pungent in nature. Its taste is katu and tikat. It is warming in nature. It pacifies Vata and Kapha Dosha. People who are Pitta in nature should consume this in lesser quantity.


  • 6 Drumsticks
  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder
  • Salt
  • 1 Small Onion
  • ΒΌ tsp Turmeric Powder
  1. Scrape the drumsticks using knife or peeler. Wash well. Use only fresh and thin drumsticks for making this soup.
  2. Cut them into 2″ pieces and then slit them vertically.
  3. Boil it with water in a bowl till nicely cooked with 1/4 tsp turmeric powder. You may also pressure cook them.
  4. Drain and keep water aside.
  5. Remove the flesh of drumstick with a spoon and add it to the drained water.
  6. Mix it nicely and mash it a little. Or blend it in a blender.
  7. Boil again by adding salt and pepper powder.