We don’t know about you, but as soon as we nap in the air, all we want to do is to have a bowl of hearty broth in one corner of our room. A soothing and comforting soup can be of any type – which is what we love about soup – there is no end to the amount of experimentation here. Like it hot? Throw in extra chili. Looking for a delicious way to eat all the veg? Boil all of them together in a soup. You can drink soup throughout the day and do not get bored once. In addition to being extremely satisfying, soups are also incredibly healthy, depending on how you prepare it.
In this changing season, soups can also help boost immunity. How, you ask? The soup helps to soothe sore tracts, scratchy throats when consumed hot. Hot fluids are also known to reduce nasal congestion. The ingredients you use also go much further in determining how healthy your soup is. If you don’t keep it clear and creamy, you have a better chance of losing a few extra kilos of weight. The water content of the soup makes you feel full, without calorie overload. Common spices used in soup such as black pepper, ginger red chili powder, cloves and cinnamon are also effective in correcting metabolism. Not only this, some of these spices also help to enhance immunity naturally. Ginger is a traditional remedy for cold, cough and sore throat due to its high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
This soup, made with the goodness of ginger and carrot, has our heart full for its healing properties and immune-boosting powers. Carrots are abundantly loaded with beta-carotene, the same pigment that gives carrots their bright red color. Beta-carotene also helps improve vision and keep seasonal infections at bay.
Soups provide enough room for creativity
Fresh garlic cloves and ground black pepper further give it a super healthy edge to strengthen it with strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Here is the recipe for making carrot and ginger soup, Try to make it at home and tell us how you liked it. Make sure you serve it hot for the best experience.
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About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong pencil for food, Sushmita likes everything good, tasty and smooth. Apart from discussing food, her other favorite pastime activities include reading, watching movies and bilingual TV shows.