Sishnu soup is prepared from leaves of edible wild varieties of nettle.Sishnu soup is a typical Himalayan cuisine served with cooked rice. Many wild varieties of nettle are grown in these regions some of which are edible such as Urtica dioica locally called “ghario sishnu”, Laportee terminalis “patle sishnu”, and Girardinia diversifolia “bhangrey sishnu”.

Sishnu soup
Serves 6

Nettle leaves 20-25 leaves
Rice 50 g
Garlic 4 flakes, sliced
Turmeric powder 1/2 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Ghee 1 Tablespoon

Method : Boil nettle leaves with rice, turmeric powder and salt till it is fully cooked. Heat oil and sautéed garlic flakes, add to cooked thick nettle soup. Sishnu soup is ready to serve with cooked rice.


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