Healthy Receipes for Pregnant Women - Green Peas, Carrot and Cauliflower Soup

Healthy Receipes for Pregnant Women - Green Peas, Carrot and Cauliflower Soup

The joy and excitement of bringing a new life into this world is not only pleasurable but also demands a lot of responsibility. You should be ready to accept it as a challenge by maintaining a healthy diet so as to nurture the new life growing within you.

A woman who is well nourished before conception (pre-conception) begins her pregnancy with reserves of essential nutrients like protein, iron, calcium, fibre and folic acid along with other vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin B Complex and vitamin C to meet the needs of a growing fetus. And she needs to continue to have a constant intake of these nutrients throughout the nine months of gestation too. 

1/2 cup green peas
1/2 cup finely chopped carrots
1/2 cup cauliflower florets
4 cups basic vegetable stock
1 1/2 tsp oil
1/2 cup finely chopped cabbage
2 pinches sugar
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch)
salt to taste
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tbsp cornflour dissolved in 1/2 cup water

Combine the green peas, cauliflower and basic vegetable stock in a deep non-stick pan.
Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes.

Till the green peas and cauliflower are tender and crunchy, while stirring occasionally. 
Keep aside. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cabbage and carrots and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
Add the basic vegetable stock with the green peas and cauliflower, sugar, pepper and salt.

Nutrient values of the soup (1 Bowl)

Energy  gained 53 calories
Protein -2.1 gm
Carbohydrate - 6.7 gm
Fat - 2.0 gm
Fibre - 2.9 mg


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