Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Dish Name : Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin is a type of squash. Pumpkin soup is a thick soup made from purée of pumpkin (blended pumpkin with stock). It can be served hot or cold and is a popular ‘thanksgiving’ dish in the United States. The pumpkin soup was a staple for the prisoners of war in North Vietnamese prison camps during the Vietnam war. Squash soup is a soup in African cuisine.

Ingredients for 8 Litres

Qty Unit Description
1.6 Kg Pumpkin
0.7 Kg Garlic
0.35 Kg Onion
0.01 Kg Bayleaf
0.3 Kg Celery
0.3 Kg Leeks
0.2 Kg Butter
0.1 Kg Salt
0.1 Kg Black pepper powder
5 Litre Veg stock
0.1 Litre Cream

Method

  • Roast onion garlic and pumpkin in the oven at 200-degree Celsius
  • Heat butter in a pan and add chopped celery & leeks along with the bay leaf.
  • Add roasted ingredients and saute for 2 mins. Then add veg. Stock & cook for another 10 mins.
  • Blend it in a smooth puree and cook again for 7-10 mins. Check for seasoning.
  • Strain and add cream. Mix well & pour a ladle into the soup bowl.
  • Garnish with a swirl of cream & celery sprig.