Vata Calming - Mixed Vegetable Soup

Vata Calming - Mixed Vegetable Soup

Vata Calming Soups – How To Prepare Mix Vegetable Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 celery stalks with leaves, chopped
  • 2 carrots, scrubbed and chopped
  • 2 small potatoes /yams (with skin) cubed
  • 2-3 cups fresh greens (spinach/kale/collards /chard)
  • 1 small red beet, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup cauliflower chopped
  • 1 cup green cabbage chopped
  • ½ bunch fresh cilantro washed, chopped
  • 1 cup of fresh tofu cubed
  • 1 small onion finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic (optional)
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. Vata Spice Mix (or curry powder)
  • ½ tsp. grated ginger
  • Salt to taste (½ tsp.)

How To Prepare:

  • In a medium-size pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and onion, stirring frequently for 4-5 minutes or until it is a golden color. Add Vata Spice Mix (or curry powder) and ginger.
  • Stir in the vegetables, except for the greens (save the cilantro until the last step(, and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add 4-5 cups of boiling water, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Add the greens and the tofu and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add salt to taste and sprinkle the soup with cilantro.

This truly is medicine in a bowl for this very dry yet exceptionally beautiful Vata Season (fall-early winter).