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Bottle gourd is one such veggie that kids or adults usually don’t like. But the advantages of bottle gourd are just a lot to disregard this healthy vegetable. Bottle gourd provides more of the healthy nutrients than calories and fats. A ladleful of this soup and you are sure to feel light, warm and comforting. All the weight loss seekers, here’s a soup of bottle gourd packed with the goodness of peas.
|Serves||Preparation Time||Cooking Time|
|2 People||15 Minutes||15 Minutes|
- 1 small bottle gourd (diced)
- 1 cup green peas
- 1 small onion (diced)
- 2 small pieces garlic
- 1 green chilly
- 1/2 cup yellow moong dal (yellow lentils)
- 1 lemon juice
- 2 tbsp (tablespoon) fresh coriander
- 1tbsp salt & pepper
- 1 tbsp oil
- a pinch of jeera/cumin
- a pinch of turmeric powder
- 2 cups water
In a pressure cooker, add all ingredients and water.
To 1 tbsp oil, add jeera, allow it to crackle. Add this to the ingredients in pressure cooker.
Pressure cook all the ingredients, till around three whistles. Allow to cool.
Blend the cooked mixture with a hand blender to form a soup-like consistency.
Add some water if required and boil for 3 minutes.
Serve with some fresh coriander to top it.
|Total Fat||1.5 g||Potassium||0 mg|
|Saturated||0 g||Total Carbs||7 g|
|Polyunsaturated||0 g||Dietary Fiber||2 g|
|Monounsaturated||0 g||Sugars||2 g|
|Trans||0 g||Protein||2 g|
|Cholesterol||0 mg||Vitamin A||0%|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.