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pumpkin soup recipe

simple and easy to prepare delicious soup made with yellow pumpkin. 

5 from 3 votes
total time:
30minutes

pumpkin soup recipe with step by step pics. easy and tasty recipe of a one pot pumpkin soup.

pumpkin soup recipe

sharing a simple and easy to prepare delicious soup made with yellow pumpkin. the recipe is more of an european style recipe and does not have any indian flavors or taste. i make this soup similar to the bottle gourd soup recipe i have shared some years back.

i have used pressure cooker for the entire recipe. but you can even cook the pumpkin cubes in a pan. for soup lovers, you can check these soup recipes i have already posted:

  1. palak soup recipe
  2. tomato soup recipe
  3. corn soup recipe
  4. veg manchow soup recipe

this pumpkin soup makes for a light dinner accompanied with some warm toasted bread or baguette. you can even have some veg pasta served along with the soup.

if you are looking for more pumpkin recipes then do check kaddu ki sabzi, kaddu paratha, kaddu ka halwa and kaddu ki kheer recipe.

pumpkin soup recipe below:

pumpkin soup recipe

5 from 3 votes
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:25 mins
Total Time:30 mins
simple and easy to prepare delicious soup made with yellow pumpkin. 
pumpkin soup recipe
Course:side dish, starters
Cuisine:world
Servings:1
Calories:190kcal
Author:dassana

INGREDIENTS FOR pumpkin soup recipe

(1 CUP = 250 ML)

for cooking in pressure cooker:

  • 2.75 cups pumpkin OR 250 grams pumpkin (kaddu)
  • cup chopped onion OR 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 to 2 small garlic cloves (lahsun) - roughly chopped
  • ¾ to 1 cup water

other ingredients for pumpkin soup:

  • 2 to 3 teaspoons olive oil - optional
  • ¼ teaspoon dry oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dry thyme
  • ½ teaspoon sugar - optional
  • black pepper powder (kali mirch powder) as required
  • salt as required

HOW TO MAKE pumpkin soup recipe

cooking pumpkin:

  • rinse, peel and chop 250 grams pumpkin in cubes. also chop 1 medium sized onion and 1 to 2 small garlic cloves.
  • add the pumpkin cubes, chopped onions and garlic in a 2 litre pressure cooker.
  • now add ¾ to 1 cup water. for a thick soup add less water.
  • cover and pressure cook on medium flame for 8 to 9 minutes. if you do not have a pressure cooker, then you can even cook the pumpkin cubes in a pan. add water as required if cooking in a pan.
  • when the pressure settles down, open the lid. let the pumpkin mixture become warm.
  • then with an hand held mixer or beater, blend the whole mixture. you can even add the mixture in a blender or grinder jar and then blend to a smooth puree. do not blend when hot as then the mixture splutters.
  • blend till smooth. you can keep the soup slightly chunky if you want.

making pumpkin soup:

  • now keep the cooker back on stovetop on a low to medium flame. add 2 to 3 teaspoons olive oil. adding olive oil is optional and you can skip it completely for a no fat soup. you can even add butter or sunflower oil instead of olive oil.
  • mix very well.
  • then add ¼ teaspoon oregano and ½ teaspoon thyme and crushed black pepper as required. you can add your choice of herbs. both dried herbs or fresh herbs can be added.
  • add ½ teaspoon sugar (optional) and salt as per taste. 
  • mix well. if the pumpkin is sweet, then skip adding sugar.
  • let the pumpkin soup come to a gentle simmer till it becomes hot. then switch off the flame.
  • serve pumpkin soup hot or warm. you can garnish with some grated cheese or herbs or bread croutons or cream. this pumpkin soup can be served chilled too.
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how to make pumpkin soup recipe:

1. rinse, peel and chop 250 grams pumpkin (kaddu) in cubes. also chop 1 medium sized onion and 1 to 2 small garlic cloves.

pumpkin to make pumpkin soup recipe

2. add the pumpkin cubes, chopped onions and garlic in a 2 litre pressure cooker.

pumpkin to make pumpkin soup recipe

3. now add ¾ to 1 cup water. for a thick pumpkin soup add less water.

making pumpkin soup recipe

4. cover and pressure cook on medium flame for 8 to 9 minutes. if you do not have a pressure cooker, then you can even cook the pumpkin cubes in a pan. add water as required if cooking in a pan.

making pumpkin soup recipe

5. when the pressure settles down, open the lid. let the pumpkin mixture become warm.

making pumpkin soup recipe

6. then with an hand held mixer or beater, blend the whole mixture. you can even add the mixture in a blender or grinder jar and then blend to a smooth puree. do not blend when hot as then the mixture splutters.

making pumpkin soup recipe

7. blend till smooth. you can keep the soup slightly chunky if you want.

making pumpkin soup recipe

8. now keep the cooker back on stove top on a low flame. add 2 to 3 teaspoons olive oil. adding olive oil is optional and you can skip it completely for a no fat soup. you can even add butter or sunflower oil instead of olive oil.

making pumpkin soup recipe

9. mix very well.

making pumpkin soup recipe

10. then add ¼ teaspoon oregano and ½ teaspoon thyme and crushed black pepper powder as required. you can add your choice of herbs. both dried herbs or fresh herbs can be added.

making pumpkin soup recipe

11. season with salt as per taste.

making pumpkin soup recipe

12. mix well.

making pumpkin soup recipe

13. then add ½ teaspoon sugar (optional). if the pumpkin is sweet, then skip adding sugar.

pumpkin soup recipe

14. stir well. let the soup come to a gentle simmer till it becomes hot. then switch off the flame.

pumpkin soup recipe

15. serve pumpkin soup hot or warm. you can garnish with some grated cheese or herbs or bread croutons or cream. this pumpkin soup can be served chilled too. for more delicious soup recipes you can check this collection of 22 soup recipes.

pumpkin soup recipe


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6 comments/reviews

    • souyma, its just one serving if you just plan to have only soup and a side bread or salad for dinner. if there is some more dishes like a main course of pasta or rice, then you can divide the soup by two and have two serving.

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