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Pumpkin Soup Recipe
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Pumpkin has a range of fantastic health benefits, including being one of the best-known sources of beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is a powerful antioxidant. It also gives orange vegetables and fruits their vibrant color.The body converts any ingested beta-carotene into vitamin A.Consuming foods rich in beta-carotene may reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancer, offer protection against asthma and heart disease, and delay aging and body degeneration.

Total Time (Minutes): 30
Ingredients:
  • 2 cup Red Pumpkin (kaddu) cubes
  • 1/2 cup Potato cubes
  • 1/2 cup Chopped spring onions
  • 1 large sized clove of Ginger,chopped
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Dried mixed herbs
  • 3 tbsp Butter or olive oil
  • Salt and Black pepper (kalimirch) powder to taste
Instructions:

  1. First melt butter in a pan and saute the spring onions and garlic for 1 minute.
  2. Add the pumpkin and potato and saute for about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the milk and 1 cup of hot water, mix well and simmer on a slow flame till the potatoes are cooked.
  4. Allow the mixture to cool completely and then puree in the blender.(Don't blend hot mixture)
  5. Combine the pureed mixture with 2 cups of hot water in a pan.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  7. Serve hot.