Mushroom is a great source of selenium. This healthy food can make your body produce more vitamin D especially when you are exposed to sunlight. Moreover, mushrooms contains no fat, no cholesterol, and no gluten. As it is low in calories, people often include mushrooms in a healthy diet for weight loss.

Pumpkin is rich in carotenoids, which can be converted to vitamin A, important for keeping your skin and eyes healthy.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chopped pumpkin, carrots, onions and garlic
  • ½ inch ginger
  • 2 green chillies
  • 2 cup vegetable stock
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp garam masala powder
  • 6-8 button mushrooms + for garnishing
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 5-6 fresh celery leaves
  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

Method:

  1. Heat a deep non-stick pan. Add vegetables and saute for 2 minutes.

  2. Add ginger, slit green chillies, vegetable stock, salt and garam masala powder, stir and simmer for 5-8 minutes.

  3. In another pan,Slice mushrooms & saute for 2 to 4 minutes.

  4. Use a hand blender to blend the vegetables into a smooth mixture. (After step 2)

  5. Chop celery leaves and set aside.

  6. Put the sauteed mushrooms into individual serving cups. Pour the soup over it.

  7. Garnish with a thinly sliced mushroom, chopped celery leaves and sprinkle some crushed peppercorns on top.

  8. Serve hot.

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