Nutritious Pumpkin Carrot Soup
by Tarla Dalal
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Add zing to your meal with this aromatic Nutritious Pumpkin Carrot Soup, which is flavoured beautifully with dill seeds. The delicious combination of pumpkin and carrots is enjoyably sweet, and does not require much salt.
Moreover, pumpkin is low in sodium, which makes this Nutritious Pumpkin Soup a boon for those with high blood pressure. Enjoy this tasty and nutrient-dense soup hot and fresh.
You can also try other low salt soups like Carrot and Bell Pepper Soup , Healthy Lentil Soup, One Meal Soup, Quick Tomato Rasam, and Low Salt Green Pea and Basil Soup.
Enjoy how to make Nutritious Pumpkin Carrot Soup recipe with detailed step by step photos below.
- To make nutritious pumpkin carrot soup, heat the oil in a pressure cooker; add the dill seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add the pumpkin and carrot and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add 4 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Blend the mixture in a mixer till smooth.
- Pour the mixture into a deep non-stick pan, add the salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add a little pepper and mix well.
- Serve the nutritious pumpkin carrot soup hot.
Nutritious Pumpkin Carrot Soup recipe with step by step photos
Like Nutritious Pumpkin and Carrot Soup then see our recipes using pumpkin. Red pumpkin or lal bhopla is an extremely nutritious vegetable. It is not only rich in many vitamins but, also high in anti-oxidants. The low calorie, fat and carb percent in kaddu helps in managing weight loss. It is a superfood which one must corporate in their diet. You can read in detail about the health benefits of bhopla. Sharing some healthy recipes made using pumkin below:
For making the healthy Pumpkin Carrot Soup, first cut the lal bhopla into cubes and keep them ready. You need to wash the pumpkin and remove the skin & chop it into even sized cubes.
For preparing the bhopla soup, heat the oil in a pressure cooker. We have made use of vegetable oil but, you can even use olive oil or low-fat butter.
Add the dill seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds. Suva dana have a potent flavor which help in enhancing the taste of the nutritious kaddu soup.
Add the onions.
Sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute or till they are soft.
Add the pumpkin.
Also, add the carrot. Both kaddu and gajar are high in beta carotene.
Sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes. This recipe makes use of a handful of ingredients which are easily available. The actual flavor of this pumpkin soup comes from the kaddu and gajar itself so, it is important to sauté them nicely so, as to get maximum flavours.
Add 4 cups of water and mix well.
Pressure cook for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. The cooked pumpkin and carrots would look like this. Pressure cooking is the best way to prepare any soup as they retain all the nutrients from the vegetables on cooking.
Cool them slightly and transfer into a mixer jar. Blend the mixture in a mixer till smooth.
Pour the mixture into a deep non-stick pan. This heating must be done just before serving the nutritious pumpkin soup. Boiling it for more time or re-heating might lead to curdling of the soup.
Add the salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Cook only till the mixture comes to a boil, switch off the flame and serve immediately.
Add a little pepper and mix well.
Serve the nutritious pumpkin soup hot.
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