July 31, 2016

Chia Seeds Vegan Power Soup

Though I have some knowledge about one of the most powerful nutritious ingredient Chia seeds,  I did not get the opportunity to use it since it is not available in my city which is in the down south of the country. When I was asked to submit 30 iron rich recipes for a famous monthly magazine, I was asked by those people to make a recipe of Chia Seeds, but unfortunately I could not get it. Immediately after few days surprisingly I got a courier with a pack of Organic Chia Seeds form the Belly Nirvana who are under the mission of Go Organic India with the support of Plattershare. Here I should say about Plattershare..

Plattershare right from the beginning of my journey as a food blogger consistently support, encourage and showcase my culinary skills. I could never forget the article they published about my cookery show in Sun T.V.  When I received the Chiaseeds via Plattershare for their associate program Go Organic India  with Belly Nirvana I was overwhelmed with joy.

Then my Exploration and research about Chia Seeds started in depth. I was amazed to know about the health benefits of Chia seeds and its origin and history through Google. As we always start the  course of food with an appetizer, I started my first experiment with Chia seed with a soup and It was just mind blowing. My family members just loved to enjoy it. I added every ingredient for the soup with a perfect choice that gives the energy needed for the whole day.

Pre time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
Serves: 3

Ingredients for making Chia Seeds Vegan Powder Soup:

Yellow pumpkin chopped to small cubes from  200 gms
Chia seeds 4 tea spoons
Soaked and peeled Almonds 8
Finely chopped onions 2 table spoons
Freshly ground nutmeg a pinch
Freshly ground black pepper 1 tea spoon
Vegetable stock 3 cups
Salt to taste
Thick coconut milk 200 ml
Olive oil 2 tea spoons

How to make Chia Seeds Vegan Powder Soup?

Soak  Chia seeds in 150 ml of water, keep aside.

In a heavy bottomed pan heat olive oil and fry the onions for few seconds.  
Then add the nutmeg powder , almonds and pumpkin pieces, give few stirs.

Pour a cup of water with required salt and black pepper powder.
Simmer the stove and close the pan with a lid.
After few minutes the veggies become soft and switch off the stove.
Put them in a blender and make a soft paste out of it.
Add the vegetable stock to the paste and mix well and again heat the stuff in a pan.
Once they begin to boil well and the soaked Chia seeds to the pan and mix well.

When the soup begins to thicken switch off the stove.
Add the coconut milk.
Serve hot garnishing with coriander leaves or mint leaves.


  1. Thank you so much maam for the lovely words. Each word of yours means a blessing to us.