Pumpkin a low calorie vegetable, is very good for those who like to shed calories.Its high
fiber content gives you the feel of a full stomach,thus keeping your appetite at bay,and
you eat less.
Healthy benefits are that it lowers blood pressure,boosts vision (vitaminA,C &E),healthy
skin,benefit of a good sleep,and healthy heart.
Pumpkin in the form of soups ,cakes,pies,,halwas , salads or any savoury form is good for
overall health too.Small peek at the health benefits,as i usually do,now i think i should get
into the recipe.
200 gms of boiled and mashed yellow pumpkin
1 tsp.chilli powder or paste
1/2-1 tsp pepper powder
1 tsp.coriander powder
a pinch of nutmeg
a pinch of thyme
2 tblsp.apple cider vinegar or lime.
5-6 garlic pips chopped fine.
4-5 stalks spring onions
2 tsp olive oil/butter
salt to taste.
Heat oil/butter in the soup pot,add garlic and brown .Next add the puree spices and cook
for a few minutes.Add required amount of water with cornflour and the rest of the
ingredients.Let it boil for 5-10 minutes .
Serve hot.Can be served with fried croutons.