Boosting Women’s Health with Secret Soup

Iron is an essential nutrient for the production of red blood cells in the body, and its deficiency can lead to conditions like anemia. Many women struggle with anemia, experiencing symptoms such as weakness, dizziness, and fatigue due to a lack of hemoglobin. Iron is crucial for women’s health, and its deficiency can have detrimental effects.

While medications are often prescribed to increase iron levels, nature has provided us with several medicinal vegetables and fruits that are nothing short of ambrosia. One such miraculous plant is the drumstick tree.

Drumstick, also known as moringa, is packed with nutrients that promote good health, including a high concentration of phosphorus, which helps reduce extra calories in the body. Drumstick is excellent for cleansing the blood and is beneficial for conditions like diabetes, heart disease, liver problems, and boosting immunity.

Indian Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani has shared a delicious and easy recipe for a soup made from drumsticks and lentils that boosts iron levels in women. Let’s take a look at the recipe for this soup.


  • 1 cup lentils
  • 3 drumsticks
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tomato
  • A small piece of ginger
  • 3 or 4 cluster beans
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Salt to taste

Recipe for Drumstick-Lentil Soup:

  1. Start by washing the lentils and vegetables thoroughly.
  2. Cut all the vegetables, such as drumsticks, tomatoes, onions, ginger, and cluster beans, into medium-sized pieces.
  3. Place a pressure cooker on the stove and add a little ghee. Then, add onions, drumsticks, tomatoes, ginger, and cluster beans.
  4. Now, add the washed lentils to the cooker.
  5. Sprinkle salt, black pepper, and any other desired spices on top.
  6. Pour water into the cooker, enough to cover the ingredients, and close the lid.
  7. Cook the mixture on low to medium heat for at least 2 to 3 whistles.
  8. Once the soup is cooked, blend it using a mixer and strain it.
  9. After straining, boil the soup once again.
  10. Your soup is ready to be served.

This delicious drumstick-lentil soup is excellent for women struggling with anemia. It not only tastes great but also provides a significant boost of iron to help combat iron deficiency. Incorporating this nutritious soup into your diet can contribute to overall better health and well-being. So, why wait? Try out this recipe today and nourish your body with the goodness of nature’s bounty.

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