Give your little one all the benefits of moringa leaves in an easy to consume format – healthy moringa soup! Immunity boosting and easy to digest for babies!
Some foods bring back memories of our childhood, and for me, moringa leaves are one such food. My grandmother used to make all kinds of dishes with the moringa plant that grew in her backyard. However, it is only recently that I’ve realized that this is actually much more than a food – it’s medicine!
It’s true – moringa has been used in Ayurvedic medicines for thousands of years. Most of the plant parts like leaves, pods, seeds, flowers and roots are used, but it is the leaves that has a dense concentration of various nutrients. Moringa leaves are loaded with iron, protein, amino acid, fiber and more.
This is why moringa is an ideal food to increase immunity in kids and adults and for relieving constipation. Here is a simple yet yummy Moringa soup for babies so your little one can get all these benefits in a simple, easy digestible form.
Moringa Soup for Babies
- Moringa Leaves – 2 Cups
- Onions – 2 Tbsp. chopped
- Tomato – 1 Small chopped
- Garlic – 3 Small cloves finely chopped
- Pepper powder – 1/4 Tsp
- Turmeric powder – 1/8 Tsp
- Sesame Oil- 1 Tsp
- Jeera powder – 1/2 Tsp
1. Wash moringa leaves well in running water.
2. In a pressure cooker, heat a tsp of oil.
3. Add jeera powder, pepper powder and garlic, saute.
4. Add onions and saute until golden brown.
5. Add tomato and saute until mushy.
6. Sprinkle turmeric powder and saute.
7. Add moringa leaves and mix well.
8. Finally add water and close the lid.
9. Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles in medium flame.
10. Mash well. Strain with a strainer and serve warm.
Moringa soup can be given to babies from 8 months of age. They are a good detoxifying agent, filled with the anti-inflammatory properties that fights infection and aids recovery and healing. Adding this regularly in baby’s diet can help in healthy skin and healthy body.
- Moringa Leaves - 2 Cups
- Onions - 2 Tbsp. chopped
- Tomato - 1 Small chopped
- Garlic - 3 Small cloves finely chopped
- Pepper powder - ¼ Tsp
- Turmeric powder - ⅛ Tsp
- Sesame Oil- 1 Tsp
- Jeera powder - ½ Tsp
- Wash moringa leaves well in running water.
- In a pressure cooker, heat a tsp of oil.
- Add jeera powder, pepper powder and garlic, saute.
- Add onions and saute until golden brown.
- Add tomato and saute until mushy.
- Sprinkle turmeric powder and saute.
- Add moringa leaves and mix well.
- Finally add water and close the lid.
- Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles in medium flame.
- Mash well. Strain with a strainer and serve warm.