Green Mung Bean Soup With Fish and Shrimp

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 6 bowls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 500
    g green mung beans (moong)
  • 12
    cup cleaned prawns
  • 2 -3
    fish fillets (leftover fish, fish heads or tails)
  • 12
    cup shallot
  • 12
    cup spinach leaves
  • 1
    teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1
    teaspoon ginger
  • 1
    teaspoon garlic
  • 1
    teaspoon green chili peppers or 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1
    teaspoon oil
  • 1
    tablespoon soy sauce
  • 12
    lemon, juice of
  • 200
    g noodles (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak the mung beans overnight in about 4-5 cups of water.
  • Boil the mung beans in 4-5 cups of water and keep aside. (Do not drain the water). Takes about 30 mins in a pot. Or 15 mins in a pressure cooker.
  • Heat oil in a pan on medium heat and add the mustard seeds and allow to splatter.
  • Once done add thinly sliced shallots, ginger, garlic and chillies. Saute till the onions are translucent.
  • Add the prawn and fish pieces to the pan and add soy sauce. Cover them with the onion soy sauce mixture and allow to cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the boiled mung beans and cut spinach leaves to the pan or add the ingredients of the pan to the pot containing boiled mung beans and bring to a boil.
  • Squeeze the juice of half a lemon in the pot to enhance the flavors and add salt as per taste.
  • if you find the soup thick add water as per your requirement.
  • One can also add noodles in the soup and make a complete meal out of it.
  • One can also serve the soup (thicker version) with cooked rice or one can enjoy the soup plain.
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