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Spinach soup

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Indian name: Palak Soup
Ayurvedic Properties of Spinach:
Taste: Sweet
Quality: Dry and light
Potency: Cold
Post-digestive effect: Sweet

Medicinal Properties of Spinach Soup:

Dosha Analysis:
Spinach is sweet, dry and cold in nature. It can cause flatulence. It increases vata dosha (air) in the body. We have added spices, ginger, garlic, and milk for pacifying vata. This recipe pacifies all the three doshas.

Ingredients:

  • 1 onion
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 bundle of spinach
  • 3 green chilies (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic – ginger paste
  • 4 garlic flakes (finely minced)
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ghee
  • Salt to taste

Method of Preparation:

  • Cut the lower sticks of spinach, and wash spinach leaves properly.
  • Cut the onion, tomatoes, green chilies and spinach.
  • Boil the chopped oniona and tomatoes with a little water for about 10 to 15 min
  • Boil the spinach, green chilies & garlic-ginger paste the same way for 15 min.
  • Blend all of the boiled ingredients together into a smooth pulp.
  • Heat the ghee in a pot, and fry the minced garlic for a minute.
  • Add the pulp, salt and bring to boil.
  • Add milk and boil for 5 to 10 min.
  • Serve hot!