Red Pumpkin Soup

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • Red Pumpkin - 1/2 Kg
  • Potato - 1 (Small)
  • Onion -1 (Medium)
  • Garlic - 2 Flakes
  • Butter - 1 tbsp
  • Milk - 1 Cup (Low-fat)
  • Ground nutmeg - A pinch
  • Freshly ground Black Pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped parsley for garnishing.

How to Make Red Pumpkin Soup

  • Wash, remove the skin and the seeds from the pumpkin and cut into cubes.
  • Wash the potato and cook it with the pumpkin cubes in a pressure cooker.
  • Remove the skin of the cooked potato and chop it into cubes.
  • Chop the onion lengthwise.
  • Chop the garlic finely.
  • Heat butter in a saucepan and add garlic, fry for a minute on a slow fire without browning.
  • Then add the chopped onion, fry till light brown.
  • Next add the cooked pumpkin and potato cubes, fry for 2 minutes.
  • Then grind the pumpkin mixture into a fine paste.
  • Transfer the ground paste back to the saucepan, add some water, salt, pepper and nutmeg powder. (If you like it, you may add a little paprika for taste)
  • Boil for a minute, add cold milk and bring it to a boil.
  • Serve hot in a bowl garnished with butter and chopped parsley along with green salad and bread.

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