20 Amazing Vegetable Soup Recipes For Quickly Weight Loss

Is vegetable soup good for weight loss? Weight loss and soups share a very cordial relation. To put it more precisely, soups are inevitable companions in a dieter’s journey towards weight loss. However, soups need not always be boring. They can definitely taste fabulous even without all that oil /or butter.

20 Interesting Vegetable Soup Recipes For Weight Loss

Here are 44 healthy vegetable soup recipes for weight loss ─ no fat, just nutrition and great taste!

1. Carrot And Moong Dal Soup

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A delightful blend of split green gram lentils with the antioxidant-rich carrots─ this one is easy on your palate and great for your body! Onions are roasted in a negligible amount of oil along with garlic. The skimmed milk used in the soup, provides protein, transforming this soup into a wholesome and nourishing meal.

 

Ingredients

  • Carrots – ¼ cup, finely chopped
  • Split green gram lentils or moong dal – 1/8 cup, washed, well-drained
  • Black pepper powder – 1 tsp, freshly ground, or to taste
  • Garlic – 6 cloves, peeled, finely chopped
  • Onions – 1/8 cups, finely sliced
  • Tomatoes – 1, small, finely chopped
  • Skim milk – 1/8 cup
  • Salt – to taste
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Cloves – 2
  • Oil – 1 ½ tsp

Directions

  1. Place a non-stick pan on medium heat.
  2. Heat 1 tsp oil.
  3. Add onions and garlic and sauté on medium flame until the raw smell disappears and onions and garlic turn brown.
  4. Add carrots and cook for a minute.
  5. Mix in tomatoes and cook for 2 more minutes.
  6. Roast washed moong dal in a different pan until a nice aroma comes.
  7. Add moong dal, the veggie mixture, and about 1.5 cups of water to a large bowl.
  8. Pressure cook for 3 whistles on high flame, lower the flame and cook for an additional 3 minutes.
  9. Take out after the pressure and allow it to cool.
  10.  Add to a blender and blend to a smooth mixture.
  11. Pour the mixture into a non-stick pan, mix in milk, ¼ cup water, salt, and black pepper powder and boil for a minute.
  12. In a small pan, add the rest of the oil.
  13. Add cumin seeds and cloves and allow it to splutter.
  14. Pour over the soup and serve immediately.

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