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Detoxifying Mung Bean Soup

About the Recipe

Days when feeling sluggish, bloated, body aches, lethargic, tired and simply not great - this gives your digestive system a break.


  • 100g mung beans

  • 1l fresh water

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric, 1/4 tsp garam masala

  • 1-2 tsp ghee

  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida

  • 1tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp ground coriander

  • 1tsp chopped fresh ginger

  • Squeeze of fresh lemon juice

  • Optional: Sauteed or steamed bitter green leafy veg


How To

Wash mung beans and soak overnight (or at least for 4hrs, ideally 8) Then boil with the water and gently simmer adding the turmeric, until soft (30-40mins). Add more water if required. In a seperate small frying pan, heat the ghee and sizzle the asafoetida for 5secs then add cumin, ginger and cook for 30secs. Add coriander powder garam masala and simmer for another 20secs. Mix into the beans and cook for a few more mins. Add a little rock salt to taste with chopped coriander leaves and a good squeeze of lemon. (Optonal). Add veg if you like.

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