Moringa Leaves Soup for Babies, Kids, Expecting and Lactating Moms


moringa leaves soup for babies

Editor’s Note : Moringa leaves soup for babies , kids , expecting and lactating moms. Whenever I see my readers of Bumps n Baby in FB , chats or watsapp , I always ask for any baby food recipes or  home remedies that they use / have. I can say I learn much more from them everyday. This Moringa leaves soup / Drumstick leaves soup is such a one where in I requested the reader Yamuna to share the recipe with me . She readily agreed and here its being shared with you now. 🙂

You already might have read the 10 amazing benefits of moringa leaves . This soup is high in nutritional value. Moringa leaves are rich in Vitamin C , Vitamin K , iron , manganese , protein , beta carotene and other essential nutrients. (Source )

Now over to you Yamuna .


My 9 month old baby is a fussy eater. So my options for baby food recipes are less as she hardly eats more than a spoon or two. This drumstick leaves soup / moringa leaves soup can be a wholesome food to your baby. Not only for babies , this can be taken by expecting mothers , babies more than 6 months , lactating mothers , kids and women in general.

I have shared the soup recipe for babies below . The soup is watery in consistency and is sightly yellowish – orange in color. Adults can add more of pepper and onion if required .

moringa leaves soup

moringa leaves soup

drumstick leaves soup


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Moringa Leaves Soup
  • Drumstick leaves / Moringa leaves - 1 cup
  • Moong Dal - 2 tsp.
  • Garlic - 2 cloves
  • Tomato - 1 small
  • Boiled Rice - 2 to 3 tsp.
  • Pepper pods - 4
  • Cumin - 1 tsp.
  • Salt - 1 tsp.
  1. Take a pressure cooker
  2. Add all the ingredients to it with 1 or 2 cups of water
  3. Turn the heat ON and cook it closed for 6-7 whistles
  4. Mash this mixture with the help of wooden spoon
  5. Strain the liquid out and the yummy nutritious moringa leaves soup is ready
You can use an open vessel too instead of pressure cooker to make this soup

Please try out this drumstick leaves soup / moringa leaves soup and let me know if your LO liked it.


About Author

Yamuna, mommy to 2 yr old Tejaswini & 6 month old Pragalya, loves to cook, write and believes good health comes from good eating habits. Eat natural is her mantra. Watch out for her home based traditional recipes and remedies.


  1. If i have to make the soup with drumsticks then should I cook drumsticks first and take their flesh and add it to other ingredients?

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    • yamuna balamurugan on

      u can get them from the vegetable vendors , if not u can ask him deliver leaves next day. u can even make soup with drumstic but not for babies under 1.

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