It is not just Chinese or Italian food that has won the hearts and taste buds of Indians. Mexican food is slowly catching up and making inroads into our kitchens. Many seasoned, as well as budding home chefs, are experimenting with Mexican recipes to make tacos, burritos, falafel and more such recipes at home to replicate the flavours of the Mexican cuisine in their diet. Mexican food is famous for its vibrant interplay of different flavours from various foods used in one single recipe. Here's another recipe that plays on the best characteristics of Mexican food and creates a fusion dish with a desi riff.
A hot and healthy soup is perfect for this changing weather. So, here we bring to you the recipe of Mexican soup, brimming with feisty flavours and a whole lot of proteins from kidney beans (rajma), chickpeas (chane) and spinach (palak). All these foods offer a range on vitamins and minerals including proteins and create a swirl of flavours in the soup that is sure to entice your palate.
Protein-Rich Mexican Soup For Weight Loss:
Lots of proteins, a negligible amount of carbs and absolutely no fat - this Mexican soup made with rajma, chane, palak and other veggies is a perfect fit for your weight loss diet. Make it for dinner during the chilli evenings and cosy up to the rare Mexican flavours without worrying about your weight.
(Also Read: How To Make Quick And Easy Chickpea Soup For Weight Loss)
Kidney beans are super rich in proteins.
How To Make Healthy Mexican Soup?
Gather all the vegetables - spinach, carrots, tomatoes, onions, and protein-rich legumes of kidney beans and chickpeas. Don't stress over sourcing Mexican-special seasoning and spices, you can make do with the common spices already present in your kitchen.
Here's the step-by-step recipe of Mexican soup with ingredients list.
Just like all other soups, Mexican soup is also pretty easy to make. Just heat some oil (olive oil for a healthier option) in a pan and saute chopped onions with garlic, ground cumin, paprika and coriander powder. Add chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, chickpeas, kidney beans, carrots, spinach, celery and vegetable stock. If you don't have vegetable stock, you can use plain water instead. Leave it to simmer for around half an hour and you're done.
If you are a fan of Mexican food, you must try this high-protein soup recipe this winter on your weight loss diet.