Thursday, May 20, 2010

Bitter Gourd Seaweed Miso Soup

In Chinese Traditional Medicine to treat heaty or heatiness of our body, usually use of bitter gourd which help to reduce the feeling of heatiness like mouth ulcer, constipation, fever and outbreak of pimples and acnes. It is believed that to eat cooling soup like this Bitter Gourd Seaweed Miso Detoxify Soup would help.


Try this simple and yet easy in preparation. What is more in this recipe, the great benefits of Seaweed, commonly used in Japan which contains of many healthy elements like calcium, potassium, chlorine, sulphur, iron, zinc, sodium, magnesium and much more. Seaweed not only a super detoxification food, it also help women to maintain their ideal weight and beauty.

For health benefits, adding bitter gourd and seaweed mixed with Miso, Miso in Japan considered as a culinary staple. What is Miso Paste? Miso is mainly made from soybean, barley and yeast, in health benefit which including of prevention of breast cancer for women, as the soup is rich in isoflavones. In order to gain the detoxification and cooling benefits, added with Bitter gourd and seaweed help to balance up the acidity of the body.

However the amazing of this healthy recipe is not bitter as you think. It is quite simple in preparation:


  • 2 tbsp of Miso Paste
  • ½ of the Bitter Gourd (thin slices)
  • Small amount of dried seaweed (soak in cold water for 10 mins)
  • 500ml of water
Method to cook:

1. Simply add Miso Paste into the boiling water till dissolve, do not overcook the Miso Paste.
2. Put in bitter gourd (slices) to cook for 5 mins
3. Lastly add in Seaweed into the soup for 1 min.
4. That’s it and serve.

You can also make the Miso Soup with Mixed vegetable like celery, tomatoes and seaweed. The nutritional benefits of this soup are very low in calories. Most suitable for late night, problem skin, boost immunity system and energy, regularly consumption of this soup help to regulate the blood sugar too.


  1. Thanks for sharing this :) I've always like your posts, my favourite is the rose bud + chrysanthemum tea!

  2. Dear Foxy,

    It's my pleasure to see you here again.
    Enjoy it.... :)


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