Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin is high in vitamins and minerals while being low in calories. It’s also a great source of beta-carotene, a carotenoid that your body converts into vitamin A.

Pumpkin is high in vitamins A and C, which can help boost your immune system. Its supply of vitamin E, iron and folate may strengthen your immunity as well contents may protect your eyes against sight loss, which becomes more common with age.

Pumpkin is packed with nutrients and yet has under 50 calories per cup (245 grams). This makes it a nutrient-dense food. It’s also a good source of fiber, which may suppress your appetite.

Consistency you prefer to serve:

Soup is a simple method to prepare and consume any time. This can be made diluted to have as a drink soup,

Bit thicker by adding some cream to have rich creamy soup.

Semi gravy consistency to have with Roti or Bread this can be made as a dip according to our necessity and preference of meal to decide to serve.

Ingredients:

Pumpkin-150 gms

Onion shallots-4 nos

Garlic-3 pods

Green chili-1 small

Tomato small or half

Salt-1/4 tsp

Pepper

Roasted bread pieces few

Pumpkin seeds few to have a crunchy bite

To season:

Gram masala powder a pinch

Butter-1/2 tsp

Method:

Peel skin and wash, pressure cook for 2 whistles, pumpkin, onion, garlic, and tomato.

Once it comes to normal temperature, drain the water

(broth) in the cooked vegetable keep aside we can add it in the next step.

Grind the cooked ingredients to get a smooth consistency of soup.

Now add cooked veg broth and water according to your preferrable consistency.

Now, season it with the above-mentioned butter and garam masala a pinch for mild aroma add the soup allow it to boil for few seconds, add pepper and salt.

Serve warm with the roasted bread pieces and pumpkin seeds and pepper powder. which makes you heavenly delight.

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