Spinach, Paneer and Dal Soup

Spinach, Paneer and Dal Soup

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palak paneer moong dal soup is a lip-smacking soup using low-fat paneer.

To make dal and paneer soup, combine the yellow moong dal, spinach, onions and 6 cups of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes or till moong dal turns soft. Allow it to cool completely and blend the spinach mixture (along with the water) in a mixer to a smooth purée. Transfer the purée into a deep non-stick pan, add the butter, salt, pepper and paneer, mix well and bring to a boil. Serve moong dal and paneer soup hot.

Palak paneer soup being rich in calcium and protein helps to maintain bone strength and repair damaged tissues. A serving of this soup fulfils almost 11% of the day's calcium requirement for calcium. Give your bones a health boost.

With a good amount of folate and fibre, this healthy moong dal and paneer soup qualifies as a healthy heart recipe too. A low level of folate, impairs the level of homocysteine in the body which is a risk factor for heart disease.

vitamin A and vitamin C are 2 other key nutrients this palak paneer moong dal soup is rich in. Both these nutrients work as antioxidants and promote every cell and tissue health.

With only 72 calories per serving, this dal and paneer soup is a great addition to a weight loss menu. Enjoy it hot on a rainy day and dwell into the flavours of refreshing spinach. Remember to enjoy it as it is and not add on excess calories by way of toasted bread.

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Spinach, Paneer and Dal Soup recipe - How to make Spinach, Paneer and Dal Soup

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients


For Spinach , Paneer and Dal Soup
2 cups finely chopped spinach (palak)
3/4 cup low fat paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
1/2 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , washed and drained
3/4 cup finely chopped onions
2 tsp low fat butter
salt and to taste

Method
For spinach, paneer and dal soup

    For spinach, paneer and dal soup
  1. To make spinach, paneer and dal soup, combine the yellow moong dal, spinach, onions and 6 cups of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes or till moong dal turns soft.
  2. Allow it to cool completely and blend the spinach mixture (along with the water) in a mixer to a smooth purée.
  3. Transfer the purée into a deep non-stick pan, add the butter, salt, pepper and paneer, mix well and bring to a boil.
  4. Serve the spinach, paneer and dal soup hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy72 cal
Protein4.4 g
Carbohydrates11 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat1.2 g
Cholesterol2.5 mg
Sodium34.7 mg

Reviews

Nutritious Paneer Soup ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe)
 on 14 Jul 12 09:48 AM
5

This is a thin non spicy healthy soup which has spinach as the base and paneer strips added to it. We cooked it without any fat and yet tasted very good. Spinach gives the iron and paneer the protein.