Simple Cabbage Soup


My mom used to prepare this soup and drinks first thing in the morning some times starting from my childhood days to now. As it involves only cabbage and no oil and other masala(s), it holds the health benefits of cabbage.

Few known facts are,

Protect against cancer
Lower risk of heart attacks
Good nature healing for ulcers
Used in treatments of Asthma and Stomach pain.

When I came to know that cabbage is used in many low calorie diet plans,(There are numerous cabbage soup diet recipes floating around Internet which focus on diet, diet and only diet) I started to follow my mom's way. A simple, yet healthy soup recipe is blogged here.

Basic Information:
Preparation Time: <10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30minutes
Serves: 2-3

Ingredients:

Cabbage - 2 cups
Cumin seeds / Cumin Powder - 1 teaspoon
Crushed Pepper Corns / Pepper powder - 1 teaspoon / to taste
Salt - to taste

Method:

1) Roughly Chop and wash cabbage.
2) Boil it by adding 3 cups of water.
3) When it starts to boil, add cumin, pepper and salt powders. Reduce the flame to low.
4) Cover and cook for 15-30 minutes.
5) Serve hot with salt and pepper.


Note:

1) You can filter the cabbage slices if you don't want them with soup.
2) It is better to use roasted cumin and pepper powder.

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29 comments:

delicious looking soup simple and flavourful

Filling n hearty it looks ~ nicely taken pics!
USMasala

simple and comforting soup.perfect for a rainy day

delicious soup and very healthy one...

Yummy looking soup preparation. Excellent clicks.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Looks so delicious and tempting.. awesome clicks too :)
Indian Cuisine

wow such an simple but delicious soup..excellent..

healthy soup.. loved ur clicks :)

Wow .. cabbage soup. Sounds interesting and looks yummy.

Vardhini
Event: Herbs and Flowers - Garlic

hey uma- even my mom used to make this when we were young to make us like cabbages; good one !

Wow a healthy and delicious soup.I am bookmarking this.

Simple n healthy ...looks yum

First time here...
Healthy delicious soup :)
glad to follow u .

ArunaManikandan
http://ensamayalkuripugal.blogspot.com

Thanks for ur kind words Uma, thanks for visiting me..you have a wonderful space,btw soup looks extremely healthy and satisfying..

A healthy, delicious and comforting bowl of soup

Such a simple & hearty soup..Planning to make it for lunch tomorrow..
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Gorgeous soup,sounds very filling and comforting! :)

what a healthy soup - nice way to make cabbage :) thanks for sharing this recipe :) cheers priya

wow..Cabbage soup...All the goodness in a bowl...Will be definitely making this .....

Easy n healthy fiber rich soup...nice way to use cabbage..this is new to me n thanx for sharing such healthy n interesting recipe...

simple and lovely cabbage soup, new to me, but a must try one..

Such a healthy bowl, looks so inviting.

Filling and yummy soup..

really your recipes are good n helpful mam, thanks....

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