Winter Diet: Quick And Easy Palak Soup To Boost Your Immunity
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There’s something about winter that makes us crave soul-satiating delicacies that we can nosh on while sitting cosily in the evenings amid the winter chill. And it turns out that a bowl of soup is one of the most comforting dishes of all. There's just nothing like having a meal that includes a steaming and nourishing bowl of soup. Not only does it satiate the soul and provide solace, but it can also help boost our immunity, besides easing digestive issues. The best part is that you can have your soup the way you want. From a clear soup with veggies or meat or a thick creamy one, soups have no limitations. And now that winter season is here, we have all the more reason to include a bowl of soup in our diet. When it comes to choosing a more nutritious option, palak soup can be the perfect choice for this season.

Palak, or spinach, is one of the most popular winter vegetables. The green leafy veggie comes loaded with calcium, iron, Vitamin A and C, and potassium, besides several other health benefits. That is why experts often recommend including this green leafy vegetable in our winter diet. And while you can always use it for countless amazing curries, wraps, parathas, and smoothies, our recipe for palak soup is super light on the stomach and yet creamy, making it a wholesome affair. It is made with a blend of flavourful spices that are cooked with potatoes, cream, and stock. This comforting bowl of soup will not only tantalise your taste buds, but also help boost your immunity.

Here’s the recipe for palak soup:

  • First, saute onions and ginger in oil until the onion softens. 
  • Then, add potatoes and cook until they soften. 
  • When done, pour the stock over and let it simmer. 
  • Now, blend the soup with blanched spinach until smooth.
  • Cook for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add cream and mix well. 
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve hot. 

Isn’t that a super simple recipe? Click here for the full recipe. Try this soup recipe and share your experience with us.