Monday, 13 May 2013

SPICY AND CREAMY PUMPKIN SOUP


Ingredients: (serves 4)

Diced pumpkin- 500 gms

Chopped onion- 1 large

Garlic cloves- 2

Ginger- 2 inches long stem

Green chillies- 2 no's

Almonds- 1 tbspn (chopped)

Sun flower seeds- 1 tbspn

Butter- 1 tbspn

Turmeric powder- a pinch

Fresh whipping cream- 2 tbspn

Water- 3 cups


Salt to taste


Method:

Heat the sauce pan and melt the butter. Add the onion, ginger, garlic and chillies to the molten butter and saute for less than a minute. Reduce the fire, add the nuts and stir.

Add the diced pumpkin to the pan. Add salt and turmeric powder. Add the water and let the pumpkin cook for 10 to 15 minutes until done with the lid covered. Remember not to overcook the pumpkin.

Switch off the fire and mash the pumpkin mixture to a smooth puree with the whipping cream.

Serve hot with bun, garlic bread.


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