Mung Bean Soup
has a magical and powerful effect! It helps to balance
doshas. Its spices are part of the medicinal quality of
delicious and nourishing soup. When combined with certain
sharp and penetrating herbs, the blocks created by Aam
(toxic mucus that lodges in the body over time due to
diet, lack of exercise and wrong lifestyle) are broken
flushed out of the body. In the same way that a gun is
to shoot through objects and break them, some herbs and
spices have this effect, especially when combined with
1 cup whole green Mung beans - soaked
2 cup water + 1/2-1 to taste tsp. salt- to cook beans in
2 cup water - to achieve the soup
1 tbs. Sunflower oil or ghee 1/2tsp. Mustard seeds *
1/4tsp. Hing (known as Asafoetida in the West)*
1 Bay leaf
1 tsp. mixed Cumin and Coriander Powder *
1½ tsp. Ginger - chopped 1/2 tsp. Garlic - chopped
2 tsp. Or to taste Salt
1½ tsp. Lemon juice
1 tsp. raw Sugar cane (optional)
45 minutes you can double the amount of
these spices if you want to add more taste
Method of Preparation
Soak the mung beans overnight in water.
Clean and finely grind ginger and garlic.
Drain the mung beans, wash them two times and cook in a
pressure cooker with the indicated amount of water until
tender. It takes around 25 minutes, according to your
pressure cooker. (The beans have to be broken.) If you
regular pot, it will take 40-45 minutes for the beans to
Heat the oil or ghee in a large deep
saucepan and add mustard seeds. When mustard seeds pop,
hing, bay leaf, turmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger and a
pinch of black pepper. Mix well and do not allow to burn.
Place the cooked beans with the fresh water and the
remaining ingredients into the saucepan. Bring to a boil
then simmer for a few minutes more. Add Lemon and Enjoy!
Mung Bean Soup Cure
It is beneficial to fast on Mung Bean
Soup. One can start, depending on the amount of Aam in
body, with 3-5 days of fasting only on Mung Bean Soup.
add cooked vegetables like pumpkins and squashes, and
greens for two days. Finally, add rice for the next two
days. And then return to your normal diet. You can also
mung soup fasting for half a day if you feel you have
something very heavy. Your next meal could be mung bean
and even that is beneficial to give the body a rest and
eliminate unwanted toxins.