Monday, 20 February 2012

PUMPKIN SOUP

            

                   As you know, pumpkin is loaded with goodness....and what better way to eat it ,,,than a lovely smooth soup!!!!!!!!
                  This recipe can't get any easier..... requires very few ingredients......no effort.....and yet the outcome is delicious....simply filled with favour!

INGREDIENTS:
1 tbsp butter
1 small portion of butternut pumpkin,, chopped into cubes( see picture)
1 small onion, thinly sliced
3 pods garlic, pressed
1 cup water
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 chicken stock cube
pepper to taste
2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
spring onion , to garnish




PROCESS:
  •  Put butter in a pressure cooker and saute the garlic.
  • When it releases its smell, add the onions.
  • When the onions have softened, add the turmeric powder and pepper.
  • Add the pumpkin.Stir. 
  • Add the water and the chicken stock cube.
  • Stir in the coriander leaves.and close the pressure cooker.
  • let it cook for about 2 or 3 whistles or till the pumpkin has cooked.
  • cool and then put it into a blender and puree it.
  • garnish with chopped spring onions. 

note:
  • For those who want to eat this as a meal, can add a few spoons of cooked rice to their soup.
  • vegetarians can also use veg stock instead of chicken stock

8 comments:

  1. wow....yummy n colorful soup....great recipe

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  2. Very yummy n healthy soup...looks so creamy n colorful...loved your recipe!
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  3. Creamy soup ...winter time perfect soup

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  4. Wow...such a nice n creamy soup...love the vibrant color :-)

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  5. wow..this looks awesome...very classy..!
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  6. That is delicious. Will definitely try :)


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