Spinach mung bean soup!!

Dieting is not about starving,but its about eating the right food. Right food implies low fat, less calories and a healthy meal. I have seen so many blogs which focusses on healthy food which inspired me to do the same. Recently Srivalli has been writing on diet food and has been giving a lot of tips on this issue.And then Usha has also been hosting a event on healthy soups. She has been posting a lot of healthy and delicious soups in her blog, when I realized that I have been neglecting soups from our diet.Soup has been such a rare thing at my place. But now, I have plans to include this in my menu on a regular basis.

So thats when I made this one for dinner yesterday which was quite filling, delicious and healthy with the lentil and greens.

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Spinach mung bean soup!! Yum

  1. Wash the spinach leaves properly and chop them fine. Cook the spinach along with a cup of water till it wilts. Cool, reserve the water used for boiling and puree the spinach in a blender.
  2. Soak mung beans for 2-3 hours and cook in a pressure cooker till it turns soft.
  3. Now melt the butter in a pan. Add the ginger and garlic paste. Saute for a minute and add the cooked mung beans and the spinach puree. Add the reserved water. Add more water if its too thick. Add salt and pepper and boil for around 5 minutes. Add the milk to thicken the soup and cook for further 4-5 minutes. Add some cream before serving if you wish . Serve warm with some toasted bread.
Recipe Notes

This one goes to Usha of veg inspirations who is hosting an event on healthy soups.

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  1. Soup looks yummy! Perfect for this season http://padhuskitchen.blogspot.com/

  2. Priya Suresh

    Soup looks vibrant and catchy, love the combination of spinach and mung, sounds interesting Sowmya..

  3. Good idea to add moong bean to spinach soup.. Delicious protien packed soup.

  4. A vrey nutritious and delicious Soup!

  5. Soup looks yum and tasty..:)) very healthy..

  6. Nice combination dear…Soup sounds healthy and delicious…

  7. In fact I dislike the word “diet”. We should make it lifestyle to eat less than what we need, specially if we are overwt, like half portion on smaller plates and make it healthy if we can. I think it’s okay to have something fried or Burgers or Pizzas once in a while because depriving something we like makes us crazy thinking about it all the time!! 😀 Soup is wonderful, greens are yummy in any form. Good one.

  8. ruchikacooks

    Packs a protein punch with the mung beans..Lovely color.

  9. Priya Narasimhan

    looks very healthy and tasty too..i too don’t make soups..but all these lovely soup recipes tempt me to try..

  10. The soup is filling one! Love the color!

  11. wow sowmya, very healthy n yummy soup…green colour is very invitng…nice recipe

  12. AdukalaVishesham

    looks perfect and filling…

  13. I love spinach and mung bean soup. Yours is very similar to the one I have on my blog.

  14. Home Cooked Oriya Food

    yummy healthy soup…

  15. Even i dont regularly include soups, soups looks healthy Sowmya !!!

  16. Very healthy and fulfilling soup!

  17. have never heard about this soup! soon give a try!

  18. Soup looks really good -I’m game for it anytime esp. winter

  19. Pari Vasisht

    Hi dear Sorry to miss out your posts, was quite unwell. But I read your posts now. The plum walnut cake I have bookmarked and the soup is what I need for my throat. Such a healthy mingle of ingredients.

  20. Happy valentines Day

  21. nice colour,looks healthy too…

  22. nice soup .. I am really in mood for this

  23. Thanks for your kind words. The soup looks fantastic, a great way to combine spinach with some protein! Thanks for sharing this soup with the Healthy Inspirations event…

  24. Nayna Kanabar

    Healthy and delicious.

  25. Ramya Vijaykumar

    Healthy and a tasty looking soup!!! Nice color!!!http://memoryarchieved.blogspot.com

  26. Shama Nagarajan

    awesome soup…delicious

  27. hey sowmya,Moong and greens are a great match when in terms of healthy food! u’ve cooked up a wonderful soup!!TC


    That looks so appetizing! Nice recipe!

  29. A bowl of healthy goodness.

  30. Mahimaa's kitchen

    healthy soup. the combo is new to me.

  31. Healthy and delicious soup!!


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