Drumstick tree botanically known as “Moringa Oleifera” offers many health benefits. Drumstick leaves are a storehouse of nutrients and antioxidants. It has approximately 90 nutrients and 46 natural antioxidants as well as anti-inflammatory compounds. It has all the essential amino acids needed for the body and is said to treat more than 300 diseases. No wonder it is called the “Miracle Tree”. According to the website miracletree.org – Moringa has been found as a potent anticancer plant and several bio active compounds with significant anti tumor activity have been discovered from Moringa. It is also a good sources of minerals like calcium, iron, copper, manganese, zinc, selenium, and magnesium. It helps boost the immune system and increases breast milk production. This drumstick leaves soup is easy to prepare and is very nutritious. Today let us learn how to make drumstick leaves soup following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.
Drumstick Leaves from My Kitchen Garden
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Wash drumstick leaves and discard the thick stem. You can use the leaves along with the tender stems as shown in the picture below.
Chop tomatoes and keep it aside. Peel onion and garlic and keep it ready.
In a pressure cooker, add the washed drumstick leaves along with the stem, onion, garlic, tomato, cumin seeds, whole black pepper, turmeric powder and coriander powder.
Add 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
Once the pressure subsides, open the cooker. Using a stainless steel soup strainer, strain the soup. Press or squeeze and extract as much soup as you can.
Reheat the soup, add salt and pepper powder to taste and enjoy it piping hot.
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