I'd go out on a limb and say that there isn't even one person out there in a population of 8 billion, who doesn't enjoy soup. And now that winters are here, there's nothing more comforting than a piping hot bowl of literal goodness. However, despite saving a bunch of recipe reels everyday, clearly most of us do not have the time to make soup from scratch. Introducing; instant soups! (But the healthier kind.) Here are our top picks for you to indulge in this cold, long, winter.
No, Not Knorr: 5 Instant Yet Healthy Soup Mixes For The Winter
Does the thought of slurping on tangy tomato soup with a cheesy flavour make you happy? Because then you must try out the Instant Cheese Tomato Soup Premix from Dryfii. This brand's vegan dehydrated premixes use organic ingredients that are free of artificial colours, fragrances and preservatives. The Lemon Coriander flavour too is a must try.
Nattfru is the closest thing to real fruit and veggies in nutritional value. It's basically your greens turned into powdered form to save you the hassle of going to the market or having to throw away veggies that turned bad overnight. Just mix the powder with water, simmer and serve. Instant, delicious and healthy!
This one is brought to your table by a family of farmers who practise Vedic agriculture. Kamaleya has soups that heal from within. A cup of piping hot horsegram sounds like just what the doc ordered to get your energy levels up. This one is 100% natural, gluten-free and has no artificial colours or flavours. Just add 100 ml hot water to half tbsp of powder, let it boil and slurp away!
Then this is one from Nutrasphere that's got no added sugar, is high in protein and free from gluten, MSG and low-fat.Try their Manchow soup with homemade stir fry noodles. Simply empty the sachet into a bowl or cup and pour boiling water.
Soup made with good ol' bone broth. Make a hot cuppa with this fine homemade bone broth from Broth Craft Foods, a health food brand from Nagpur. This has all the benefits of a high protein snack with the added fun of flavours. They have two flavours — chicken bone broth and mutton bone broth. You can even use it to add to your gravy or curry.