Goodbye flu with 7 cold soups
The weather changes easily make you prone to minor illnesses, especially the flu. With the following simple soups, you can say goodbye to the flu with just a few simple household steps.
1. Bitter gourd soup (bitter melon) cooked with shrimp
Ingredients: Bitter gourd, gutted, thinly sliced (3 fruits); silver shrimp (50gr) or steamed clam meat (100gr); seasoning (sliced fresh aged ginger, onion, two cloves of garlic, half a teaspoon of salt).
Cooked bitter melon helps to clear heat and treat sore throat
How to cook: Put 350ml of water in a pot, bring to a boil, add bitter melon + other ingredients, and cook for 10 minutes. Eat hot 3 times/day, eat raw for 2 days. Effects: help sweat, clear heat, eliminate thirst, a diuretic to eliminate sore throat.
2. Tomato egg soup
Ingredients: pork loin (100gr); tomatoes (1 fruit); shiitake mushrooms (10gr); eggs (1 egg); 2 tablespoons starch water (use 1 tablespoon water mixed with 1 tablespoon tapioca), ¼ teaspoon sesame oil; seasoning (onion, Chinese flavor, cumin. ¼ tsp salt, phê tsp sugar, 1/8 tsp ground pepper)
How to cook: Thinly sliced meat, marinated with salt, sesame oil, and 1 teaspoon of starch water for about 15 minutes. Stir-fry mushrooms and tomatoes, season with spices, add water according to the amount and bring to a boil, then add the meat to cook. When the water boils again, add the starch water. When the water is thick, pour in the beaten eggs, gently stir with chopsticks and add a little sesame oil, sprinkle with pepper, and turn off the heat.
3. Ginger soup
Ingredients: Fresh ginger pounded or chopped (10 – 20g); shiitake or straw mushroom, fat mushroom (10gr); seasoning (onion, salt…).
How to cook: Bring water to a boil, add mushrooms + ginger and cook for about 5-10 minutes. Lift down to taste the seasoning. Eat while the soup is still hot, maybe a small bowl of appetizers for each meal. Used for people with colds with symptoms such as cold spines, fear of cold, cold limbs, dry cough, cough with clear phlegm, headache, body aches, runny nose, stuffy nose…
Note: This dish and remedy have the effect of relieving colds and colds, only (reducing cough), improving immunity…
4. Gourd soup
Ingredients: Gourd (left half); mugwort (50g); silver shrimp with head and tail removed (50gr) or snakehead fish (100gr); purple onion seasoning, smashed; black pepper.
How to cook: Gourd with shell, cut into 3cm cubes, and grilled on both sides on embers. Put water in a pot, bring to a boil, then add all the ingredients and cook for about 10 minutes, then take it down to taste. Eat while still hot 3 times/day, eat immediately 3-4 days. Effect: This soup helps the body to get rid of heat, detoxify, relieve cold…
5. Pumpkin soup
Ingredients: yellow squash (150gr); clam meat or shellfish, chem copy (200gr). The better chicken meat can be used. 5g sliced old ginger; seasoning (seasoning powder, onion…).
Eating pumpkin soup helps soothe nerves and relieve headaches
How to cook: Peeled yellow squash, remove seeds, cut into 3cm pieces. Cook in 350ml to boil then add ingredients. Eat 2 times a day. Treats indigestion, flatulence, shortness of breath, soothes nerves in the brain, relieves headaches, eases sleep…
6. Melon soup
Ingredients: mulberry leaves (150gr); young lotus leaves (5 leaves); melon flavor (150gr); a bunch of young bags (10gr); sliced ginger (5gr); Spice
How to cook: Loofah with the skin on, grilled until golden. Bring the water to a boil, then add all the ingredients and cook for 15-20 minutes. Eat 3 times/day. Effects: anti-anemia, blood purifier, itchy throat causing spitting, muffled voice…
7. Radish young ribs soup
Ingredients: pork ribs (300gr); white radish (1 tuber); jujube (100g); spices (onion, ginger…)
Young rib white radish soup has the effect of treating respiratory infections
Cooking method: Cut pork ribs into small pieces, wash. Bring the water to a boil, add the ribs and cook for about 20 minutes and constantly skim off the foam to make the water clear and fragrant. Then add ginger, onion, jujube and cook for about half an hour, continue to add white radish, and cook for another 20 minutes. Pick up, season, serve hot. Effect of prevention and treatment of respiratory infections.