Fish and papaya soup

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Fish and papaya soup is a great confinement recipe that enhances milk production in postnatal mums. Even our very own superstar Zoe Tay swears by it!

This soup pack a healthy punch and is a tried-and-tested breastmilk booster too. Here's how you make it: 

What You Need

300 Grams Unriped Green Papaya

1 big fish head (choose from carp, snakehead sea beam, pomfret, kurau or threadfin)

8 red dates

20 wolfberries

3 slices of ginger (grounded)

1.5 L of water

Salt to taste

What You Do

Peel and cut papaya into big pieces.

Heat oil in a large pot and brown the fish head on each side.

Add all the ingredients and bring to a boil.

Simmer for four to eight hours.

Sieve and serve soup hot.


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Written by

Nasreen Majid