Simplicity of a soup ‘n salad meal

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Menu: A rich Pumpkin and Walnut Soup with crusty bread rolls to be followed by Nachos Salad. Making the meal complete is a warm Figalacious Pudding.

Shopping list: 

700 grams red pumpkin

75 grams walnut kernels

100 grams red kidney beans 

100 grams brown sugar

50 grams cheese

50 grams dried figs

25 grams almonds

12 baby tomatoes

1 small bottle olive oil 

1 bottle curry powder

1 packet seedless dates

1 tin sweetened condensed milk

1 packet vanilla custard powder

1 packet nacho chips

1 sprig fresh parsley

1 chicken breast

1 bunch iceberg lettuce 

1 fresh fig

For faster preparation:

Roast the walnuts for soup and store. Roast pumpkin with onions. Cook chicken for nachos. Boil dates and figs for pudding. Prepare custard sauce.

How to go about it: 

Place pumpkin in pan with stock and allow it to cook. Meanwhile, chop the vegetables for salsa, prepare it and set it aside. Mix the pudding and place in the oven. Prepare soup, assemble the nachos and serve. The custard sauce will need to be warmed up while serving the pudding. 

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.