Thursday, November 6, 2008

Pumpkin Soup

I was intoduced to Pumpkin, through Cindrella's Carriage. Every Girl would have dreamed to have a Carriage, Glassy Shoes, and ofcourse Prince Charming. Anyway in reality we get all in little size or some compromise have to be done.  coming to the topic, i cook pumpkins only during Pongal, and thats Sundu Curry. After looking at all your Pumpkin Soup's, i could'nt resist more in trying it. here it is..

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My Recipe is so simple, i just sauted the pumpkin cubes in two spoons of oil and grinded them by adding little water. then i made them boil and added little pepper and salt.
Yes, you guessed it right, such a lazy recipe. no onion's, no cream, nothing. yet it was so delicious and iam going to try next time with little addition's.

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Here are some versatile sides of Pumpkin-

Canadian and American:
When ripe, the pumpkin can be boiled, baked, steamed, or roasted. Often, it is made into pie, various kinds of which are a traditional staple of the Canadian and American Thanksgiving holiday.
Middle East:
Pumpkin is used for sweet dishes; a well-known sweet delicacy is called halawa yaqtin.
In South Asian countries such as India:
Pumpkin is cooked with butter, sugar, and spices in a dish called kadu ka halwa.
The leaves of the pumpkin plant are consumed as a cooked vegetable or in soups.
Pumpkin is often roasted in conjunction with other vegetables.
Small pumpkins are served in savory dishes, including tempura.
Small pumpkins are steamed with custard inside and served as a dessert.
Pumpkin can be used with cheeses as a savory stuffing for ravioli.
If you havent tried Pumpkin Soup, Give a shot this Winter.


  1. I've been having trouble commenting on your mochai kuzhambu recipe Lavi.. Glad i can comment now.. Soup looks fabulous and i love the pictures.

  2. You wont believe if I say this Lavi..I made this just now!!!..
    I mean my version.. :)
    I just sauted chopped big onions in a tsp of butter and threw in a few garlic pods and finely cut green chillies with the pumkin pieces..simple filling healthy and delicious!
    Love your simplified style too..will surely try next!

  3. The simplest of dishes are often the tastiest, Lavi. This soup looks velvety and delicious.

  4. what a lovely color! looks so creamy and delicious Lavi! As vaishali said, simple dishes are the tastiest!

  5. Hi,
    first time here. You have a great blog. All the recipes sound great to me. Infact luv ur other blog 'Amudha Tamizh'. Its a long time wish come true to see someone writing 'Tamizh' with exact 'z' in it!

  6. thanks alot for ur comments...and iam first time here..ur blog looks great with so many good varieties....soup looks yummy and healthy

  7. Sometimes the simplest of recipes are the most delicious, Lavi.....

  8. Tight Hugs to you for dropping by and wishing me in Kiran's place :) words to thank you :)!!

  9. SImply the colour..delicious soup..

  10. Lavi, Super simple recipe...and my name is not Suja.

  11. Lavi loved the color of the soup . i never had this soup before looks really nice

  12. Wow..The soup looks so gorgeous..I love the color and i could see that it tastes heavenly :)


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