Updated: Apr 22
Ayurvedic Detox Ginger Veggie Soup
A simple, easy to digest Ayurvedic cleansing soup, It cooks in no time so is by far the easiest approach. It is also a perfectly balanced meal for your body. It will strengthen digestion, cleanse Ama and will also stabilise your blood sugars. it is a very simple soup designed to give your digestion a break. I love taking this with me in a thermos for the day ahead.
The amounts below are per person. If cooking for two, double the recipe.
1 carrot, chopped
1 large sweet potato
2 zucchini, chopped
2-3 Celery Stalks chopped
8 cups boiling water
1 tbs ghee or Coconut oil
1/4 tsp turmeric powder or fresh
1 pinch asafoetida/hing (optional)
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 inch of fresh grated ginger
1 tsp garam masala (make your own - equal parts cumin, fennel & coriander seed ground in a spice grinder)
Salt and pepper to taste
Lemon to taste
Coriander leaves to sprinkle on top (optional)
Warm large pot and melt 1 tablespoon of Ghee or coconut oil. Add and fry Ginger and spices.
Add sweet potato, Carrot, zucchini, celery and broccoli, and lightly fry before slowly and carefully adding the water.
Cover and cook for 20 minutes.
Blend if you wish to make it easier to digest. Top with lemon and coriander.