Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Easy Pumpkin Soup

A fine, silky smooth textured soup, topped with natural yogurt and dried oregano.

Serve: 4 Adults

Difficulty: Easy


  • 1 pound Pumpkin
  • 1 cup Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup Chicken broth / Vegetable broth
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seed
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • dallop of plain yogurt


Chop the pumpkin

1. Peel the skin and discard it.

2. Cut the pumpkin flesh into small chunks and keep it aside.

Making of soup

1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high flame.

2. Add cumin seeds to the heated oil. When it starts to splutters, add chopped onion and sauté until it turn to translucent.

3. Add pumpkin chunks, mix and cook for couple of minutes.

4. Now add broth, oregano and garlic powder. Mix all well, close the lid and cook it in simmer for 30 minutes.

5. After 30 minutes, remove the pan from flame and let it slightly cool for sometime.

Blend them...

1. Take the pumpkin mixture into blender and blend it in high speed untill smooth. (or you can use hand blender)

How to serve

1. Laddle soup into serving bowl.

2. Top with dallop of yogurt, sprinkle some dried oregano and serve with toasted bread.

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  1. Love soups anytime ...Looks so good

  2. The texture and looks of the pumpkin soup looks great...hope it tasted good too. I had once tasted this pumpkin soup in my kids school and it was thick. I personally love cooking pumpkin instead of eating it raw...remember as we call as "poosinika poriyal" with mustard and coconut. Try sharing that recipe too :)

    And hearty congratulation for winning the grand prize for Watermelon contest :)

  3. Pumpkin soup looks delicious Bhawya love it, I will make as soon I get some pumpkin/


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