Editor’s Note : Moringa leaves soup for babies , kids , expecting and lactating moms. Whenever I see my readers of Bumps n Baby in FB , chats or watsapp , I always ask for any baby food recipes or home remedies that they use / have. I can say I learn much more from them everyday. This Moringa leaves soup / Drumstick leaves soup is such a one where in I requested the reader Yamuna to share the recipe with me . She readily agreed and here its being shared with you now. 🙂
You already might have read the 10 amazing benefits of moringa leaves . This soup is high in nutritional value. Moringa leaves are rich in Vitamin C , Vitamin K , iron , manganese , protein , beta carotene and other essential nutrients. (Source )
Now over to you Yamuna .
MORINGA LEAVES SOUP FOR BABIES , KIDS, EXPECTING MOMS AND LACTATING MOMS
My 9 month old baby is a fussy eater. So my options for baby food recipes are less as she hardly eats more than a spoon or two. This drumstick leaves soup / moringa leaves soup can be a wholesome food to your baby. Not only for babies , this can be taken by expecting mothers , babies more than 6 months , lactating mothers , kids and women in general.
I have shared the soup recipe for babies below . The soup is watery in consistency and is sightly yellowish – orange in color. Adults can add more of pepper and onion if required .
- Drumstick leaves / Moringa leaves - 1 cup
- Moong Dal - 2 tsp.
- Garlic - 2 cloves
- Tomato - 1 small
- Boiled Rice - 2 to 3 tsp.
- Pepper pods - 4
- Cumin - 1 tsp.
- Salt - 1 tsp.
- Take a pressure cooker
- Add all the ingredients to it with 1 or 2 cups of water
- Turn the heat ON and cook it closed for 6-7 whistles
- Mash this mixture with the help of wooden spoon
- Strain the liquid out and the yummy nutritious moringa leaves soup is ready
Please try out this drumstick leaves soup / moringa leaves soup and let me know if your LO liked it.