Bean soup, low in calories but rich in iron, fibre and proteins. Proteins help to build strong muscles. So this recipe is very much apt during illnesses to gain muscle strength. The soluble fibre in beans will keep you satiated for longer time and also relieves constipation.
Ingredients (serves 2)
3/4 cup kashmiri rajma (kideny beans) (soaked for 8-9 hours)
1/2 cup chopped onions
2 cups chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup capsicum (increase the portion if required)
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tsp chilli powder (optional)
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste
Saute onions, tomatoes and capsicum on little oil. Pressure cook soaked rajma. Mix cooked rajma with sauted vegetables. Crush few chunks of beans for thickness. Do not mix cornflour. Add spices as per your taste.