Saturday, March 12, 2016

Cucumber And Potato Soup


Cucumber and potato soup is a very delicious mild soup which will never fails to delight the tatse bud.A very lovely way to use few potatoes and garden cucumber.As summer months are on cucumber helps you to stay hydrated as it is made up of mostly (95%) water.
However, there's reason to eat cucumbers all year long. With vitamin K, B vitamins, copper, potassium, vitamin C, and manganese, cucumbers can help you to avoid nutrient deficiencies that are widespread among those eating a typical American diet. Plus, cucumbers contain unique polyphenols and other compounds that may help reduce your risk of chronic diseases.Cucumbers contain an anti-inflammatory flavonol called fisetin that appears to play an important role in brain health.Cucumbers may help to "cool" the inflammatory response in your body.
Cucumbers contain numerous antioxidants, including the well-known vitamin C and beta-carotene. They also contain antioxidant flavonoids, such as quercetin, apigenin, luteolin, and kaempferol,6 which provide additional benefits.Placing a cucumber slice on the roof of your mouth may help to rid your mouth of odor-causing bacteria.
According to the principles of Ayurveda, eating cucumbers may also help to release excess heat in your stomach, which is said to be a primary cause of bad breath. Cucumbers are rich in two of the most basic elements needed for healthy digestion: water and fiber.
Adding cucumbers to your juice or salad can help you meet the ideal of amount of fiber your body needs — 50 grams per 1,000 calories consumed. If you struggle with acid reflux, you should know that drinking water can help suppress acute symptoms of acid reflux by temporarily raising stomach pH; it's possible that water-rich cucumbers may have a similar effect.
Cucumbers are very low in calories, yet they make a filling snack.Cucumbers contain potassium, which is associated with lower blood pressure levels. A proper balance of potassium both inside and outside your cells is crucial for your body to function properly. So I hope now you will love to try this delicious cucumber and potato salad.



Cucumber And Potato Soup

Ingredients
  • 1 cup peeled potato small cubes
  • 2 cup peeled seedless  cucumber small cubes
  • 1 big tomato peeled chopped
  • 1 bay leaves
  • 1/2  star anise
  • 1 green cardamom
  • 4 clove
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon
  • 1 or 2 cheese cube grated
  • 1 small knob of butter
  • 2 1/2 cup water/ stock
  • to taste salt and pepper
Cooking Directions
  1. In a pressure cooker add all the ingredients except cheese. Let it go for 2 whistle. Let the steam go out then open the cooker then add grated cheese. Mix well. A very flavorful mild soft light cucumber and potato soup is ready to cherish. Serve luke warm. Have it with your favorite bread roll.

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