No Oil Chicken Soup (Mutton Soup)

Chicken Soup is a great thing to relish during monsoons and winters. Hot soup on a cold day is so satisfying. That aside, they also provide a relief to cold, increases energy levels of the body and boosts good health. 

The same recipe can be followed for preparing mutton soup as well. 

No Oil Chicken Soup

No Oil Chicken Soup (Mutton Soup)-

This is a very simple recipe requiring a very few ingredients and oil is not required at all. 

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Remember – 

  1. If you are making mutton soup, make sure of bones to be present, as they give more benefits with respect to health. Soup made out of rib bones (mutton) helps in providing relief for cold and cough and increasing strength.
  2. If making chicken soup, it is better to have more fleshy pieces.
  3. In either of the soup, let there be some pieces of meat fat. As these fats are unsaturated fats, of which mutton fat helps in providing good cholesterol  and reducing bad cholesterol and chicken fats have high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids. Meat fats have to be consumed only in moderate to minimal quantity.

No Oil Chicken Soup Preparation


Chicken/Mutton – 250g

Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 teaspoon

Onion – 1 big, chopped

Tomato – 1 big, chopped

Coriander leaves  – few strands, washed and chopped 

Green chillies – 1 or 2, slit (can add as per your taste)

Turmeric Powder – 1/4 teaspoon

Coriander Powder – 3/4-1 teaspoon

Cumin powder – 1/4 teaspoon

Fennel Seeds Powder – 1/4 teaspoon

Pepper Powder – a little [optional)

Salt – as required

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Add all the ingredients, except pepper powder in a pressure cooker. Add 300-400 ml of water (can adjust according to your cooking style and taste).

If chicken, leave for two whistles and if mutton, let it cook for 6-7 whistles.

Turn off the stove. Serve the soup hot, sprinkling a pinch or two of pepper powder. 

For children, soup along with idly/rice is a great combination of a very nutritious meal.

Note – 

  1. Can enhance the taste by adding chilli powder.
  2. Add cumin powder more then fennel seeds if its mutton and vice versa if its chicken

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