Tuesday, 21 March 2006

Pumpkin And Kelp Soup

Cooking this Pumpkin and Kelp Soup for tonight dinner. This moisturising and nutritious soup is especially recommended in the dry seasons. It is both invigorating and nourishing. It's a very easy to prepare soup where you only required 3 Main Ingredients which is the as follow.......

350g Pumpkin
100g Kelp
300g Lean Pork

1. Peel and seed the pumpkin then cut into thick pieces.
2. Soak the kelp in water until soft, wash and cut into sections.
3. Wash, blanched lean pork in boiling water then rinse well.
4. Bring suitable amount of water(abt 1.5 litres) of water to boil, then put in all the ingredients.
5. Cook over high heat for until boil then reduce to low heat and simmer for about 1 hour or you can transfer it to slow-cooker and simmer on low heat for 1.5 hrs.
6. Season with salt and serve.

Kelp contains nearly thirty minerals which nourish the glands, especially the thyroid and pituitary. It helps balance the body's metabolism and rate at which it burns calories. Kelp, also known as seaweed, grows in the rich ocean beds, far below surface pollution levels. Because of its high nutrient content, this herb is reputedly beneficial for a wide range of applications. It is known to nourish the sensory nerves, brain membranes, also spinal cord and brain tissue. Posted by Picasa


  1. thank you for sharing your recipe. i love kelp!

  2. Hi..there,

    Hope to hear some comment from you if you do try this soup....:)

  3. Would like to know where i can get the kelp. I went to shop selling korean things but they also dun sell.

  4. Hi there, i got mine from NTUC at the section where they sell dried goods like red beans, green beans, mushroom and etc. U can get from those vegetarian stall at the wet market too... hope that help :)


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