How to make Peas and Pumpkin Soup - Prepared with Nutralite.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Green peas (हरे मटर), Red pumpkin (bhopla/kaddu) (लाल कद्दू/ भोपला)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Soups

Peas and Pumpkin Soup

Hindi: matar
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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Peas and Pumpkin Soup Recipe

  • Green peas frozen 1 cup

  • Red pumpkin (bhopla/kaddu) peeled and sliced 100 grams

  • Nutralite 3 tablespoons

  • Vegetable stock 2 1/4 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Nutmeg powder a pinch

  • Milk 1/4 cup

  • Red capsicum roasted and pureed 1 small

  • A sprig of parsley

Method

Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon Nutralite in a nonstick pan, add green peas. Add 1 cup vegetable stock and cook.

Step 2

Heat 1 tablespoon in another nonstick pan and add pumpkin slices and sauté.

Step 3

Add salt and black pepper powder to both the pans. Cook peas for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Add nutmeg powder and 1 cup vegetable stock to the pumpkin, cover and cook till soft.

Step 5

Put the peas into a mixer jar, add ¼ cup milk and puree. Put the puree into the pan.

Step 6

Rinse the mixer jar with ¼ cup stock and add to the pan. When it comes to a boil pour the soup into a soup tureen.

Step 7

When the pumpkin softens, puree it with a ¼ cup stock.

Step 8

Pour both the soups into a soup bowl from opposite sides simultaneously.

Step 9

Place a blob of roasted and pureed red capsicum in the centre. With the point of a knife draw thin rays all around.

Step 10

Garnish with parsley and serve hot.

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