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pumpkin and dill seed soup recipe | Indian style pumpkin with dill soup | kaddu suva ka soup | simple healthy pumpkin soup is a creamy wholesome soup. Learn how to make Indian style pumpkin with dill soup.

To make pumpkin and dill seed soup, heat the butter in a non-stick deep pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute. Add the dill seeds and sauté for 1 more minute. Add the pumpkin pieces, salt and 3 cups of water and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes. Allow it to cool completely. Once cooled, blend using a hand blender to a smooth mixture. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 more minutes. Serve hot garnished with fresh cream and spring onion greens.

This thick and creamy Indian style pumpkin with dill soup is a real blockbuster! An abundant dose of dairy products like milk and cream are added to enhance the texture of this soup, yet it has a very attractive and strong flavour, thanks not just to onions but also dill seeds that are sautéed and cooked along with the pumpkins.

This super tasty kaddu suva ka soup is made all the more delicious by the garnish of aromatic spring onions. Let every spoonful rest on your palate, so you can enjoy the perfect combination of a soothing texture and a vibrant flavour!

Pumpkin is a very good source of vitamin A, which helps in maintaining vision and healthy skin. This simple healthy pumpkin soup is suitable for weight watchers, diabetics and heart patients. They can make their choice between full fat milk and low fat, though it is used in small quantities. Also, the addition of fresh cream is optional. They can avoid it.

Tips for pumpkin and dill seed soup. 1. Instead of a hand blender, you can also blend it in a mixer. 2. Ensure there are no lumps remaining. 3. Spring onion greens can be replaced with chopped dill leaves.

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Indian Style Pumpkin and Dill Seed Soup, Healthy Pumpkin Soup recipe - How to make Indian Style Pumpkin and Dill Seed Soup, Healthy Pumpkin Soup

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For Indian Style Pumpkin and Dill Seed Soup
3 cups red pumpkin (bhopla / kaddu) cubes
1/2 tsp dill seeds (suva dana)
2 tsp butter
1 tbsp finely chopped onions
salt to taste
1/4 cup milk
freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

For The Garnish
1 tbsp fresh cream (optional)
2 tbsp chopped spring onion greens
Method

For indian style pumpkin and dill seed soup

    For indian style pumpkin and dill seed soup
  1. To make indian style pumpkin and dill seed soup, heat the butter in a non-stick deep pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the dill seeds and sauté for 1 more minute.
  3. Add the pumpkin pieces, salt and 3 cups of water and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes. Allow it to cool completely.
  4. Once cooled, blend using a hand blender to a smooth mixture.
  5. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 more minutes.
  6. Serve the indian style pumpkin and dill seed soup hot garnished with fresh cream and spring onion greens.

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What is pumpkin and dill seed soup made of?

  1. Pumpkin and dill seed soup is made of 3 cups red pumpkin (bhopla / kaddu) cubes, 1/2 tsp dill seeds (suva dana), 2 tbsp butter, 2 tbsp finely chopped onionssalt to taste, 1/4 cup milk and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste.

Tips for pumpkin and dill seed soup

  1. Instead of a hand blender, you can also blend it in a mixer.
  2. Ensure there are no lumps remaining.
  3. Spring onion greens can be replaced with chopped dill leaves. 

How to select pumpkin

  1. Choose pumpkin that is firm, heavy for its size and have dull, not glossy, rinds. 
  2. The rind should be hard as soft rinds may indicate that the squash is watery and lacking in flavour. 
  3. Avoid those with any signs of decay, which manifest as areas that are water-soaked areas or mouldy.
  4. Wash the pumpkin with water and pat dry using a kitchen towel. 

How to make pumpkin cubes

  1. To make pumpkin cubes, use a sharp knife to carefully slice off the top and the bottom. 
  2. Stand the red pumpkin on end, and carefully slice down through the centre. Remove the seeds with the tip of a knife, if you want. 
  3. Slice red pumpkin into not very thick nor very thin wedges. 
  4. Remove the rind by inserting a knife between the rind and the flesh to cut it away. 
  5. Remove all the remaining seeds. 
  6. Cut the wedges into long uniform thick strips. Line up the strips with your non-working hand and cut them into square pieces of desired size (approximately ½ inch in diameter).
     

How to select dill seeds, suva dana

  1. It is very easily available at most grocery stores. 
  2. Choose the seeds which are uniform size and aromatic. 
  3. Purchase small packets to retain the aroma for long time. 

How to make pumpkin and dill seed soup

  1. To make pumpkin and dill seed soup recipe | Indian style pumpkin with dill soup | kaddu suva ka soup | simple healthy pumpkin soup, heat 2 tsp butter in a non-stick deep pan.
  2. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped onions.
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add 1/2 tsp dill seeds (suva dana).
  5. Sauté for 1 more minute.
  6. Add 3 cups red pumpkin (bhopla / kaddu) cubes.
  7. Add salt to taste.
  8. Add 3 cups of water.
  9. Cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes. Allow the mixture of pumpkin and dill seed soup recipe | Indian style pumpkin with dill soup | kaddu suva ka soup | simple healthy pumpkin soup to cool completely.
  10. Once cooled, blend using a hand blender to a smooth mixture. Ensure there are no lumps remaining. Instead of a hand blender, you can also blend it in a mixer. 
  11. Add 1/4 cup milk.
  12. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 more minutes.
  13. Garnish with 1 tbsp fresh cream.
  14. Also garnish with 2 tbsp chopped spring onion greens. These can be replaced with chopped dill leaves. 
  15. Serve pumpkin and dill seed soup recipe | Indian style pumpkin with dill soup | kaddu suva ka soup | simple healthy pumpkin soup hot.

Health Benefits of pumpkin and dill seed soup

  1. Healthy Pumpkin and Dill Seed Soup – rich in antioxidants.
  2. Pumpkin is a good source of vitamin A. This acts as an antioxidant and helps to ward off the free radicals and maintain the health of cells in the body.
  3. This antioxidant property also helps to reduce inflammation in the body.
  4. With minimum calories, this soup is suitable for weight watchers, diabetics and heart patients. They can make their choice between full fat milk and low fat, though it is used in small quantities. Also addition of fresh cream is optional. They can avoid it. 
  5. This soup also provides small quantities of magnesium – a nutrient which helps to maintain heartbeat. 
Accompaniments

American Sweet Corn Salad 
Apple and Lettuce Salad with Melon Dressing ( Iron Rich Recipe ) 
Arabic Salad 
Avocado, Tomato and Mozzarella Pasta Salad 
Baby Corn and Mushroom Salad 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy51 cal
Protein1.9 g
Carbohydrates5.3 g
Fiber0.7 g
Fat2.1 g
Cholesterol5.8 mg
Sodium20.3 mg

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