Lauki Moongphali Soup (Recipe In Hindi)

You can make this bottle gourd soup during fasting. Bottle gourd is rich in vitamin C, K and calcium. Keeps blood pressure and blood sugar at level. Gives coolness to the body. This soup is effective in reducing weight. Relieves stomach problems. Keeps the heart healthy.  Bottle gourd, green chilli, ginger, peanuts, salt, Rajgira flour, olive oil, mint, black pepper powder, cream   200 grams bottle gourd 1 green chilli 1 ginger, small piece 2 tablespoons peanuts, peeled and roasted Salt as per taste 1 tablespoon Rajgira flour 1 teaspoon olive oil 4 mint leaves Black pepper powder as per taste Cream as per taste for garnish     30   15     To make bottle gourd peanut soup, first of all cook bottle gourd pieces, green chillies, ginger, peanuts and a pinch of salt, adding water as required in the cooker. Cook for 2 whistles or until the bottle gourd becomes soft. Take 1 tsp olive oil in tadka pan. Fry Rajgira flour on low flame. (Take care not to fry too much) Mix the flour in cooked bottle gourd soup. Mix with the help of a blender. Break the mint leaves with hands and add them. Add black pepper powder. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Garnish with cream and mint leaves and serve hot. Serve Lauki Peanut Soup before your meal. You can also serve this soup with bean sprouts and corn salad for a healthy meal.