March 6, 2009

Caribbean pumpkin soup

It doesn't have to be Halloween to enjoy Pumpkin Soup. It also goes well for other holidays such as Thanksgiving and just any time you want a good hardy soup; such as a cold evening by the fireplace. There are a lot of variations of Pumpkin Soup. This one focuses on having a nice flavoured & popular pumpkin soup straight from Caribbean.

Ingredients:
  • 5 tbsp butter
  • 2 Large onion peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp curry powder
  • 2 Lbs. fresh pumpkin or winter squash, peeled, seeded and cut into cubes
  • 1 Potato peeled and cubed
  • 2 Carrots peeled and sliced
  • 1 Pint vegetable stock
  • ½ Pint heavy cream

Cooking Method :

  • Saute the onions and garlic until onions are translucent.

  • Add the spices and cook for a minute.

  • Add pumpkin, potatoes and carrots along with the stock, then simmer until the vegetables are soft.

  • Puree with a stick blender, then add the cream and serve.

Garnish with mined parsley.

18 comments :

Madhumathi said...

Nice entry for Mingle event ..Pumpking soup looks tasty and I love the bowl :)

Usha said...

Very interesting and unique soup, sounds yum !

Yasmeen said...

Warm and delicious soup,looks so inviting:)

notyet100 said...

u can send this for swc soup too,..:-))looks so yum,..nd ya nice bowl,.

Gayathri said...

wow thats a unique entry, i haven;t heard of it before.

Deepa Hari said...

Lovely soup...Nice presentation...Loved the bowl.

Dershana said...

I love pumpkin soup. Your bowlful looks good!

Ivy said...

Lovely soup Swapna and lovely click as well.

Cooks said...

Soup looks delicious Swapna. First time here. You have a great blog, love your pics. Will come back.

Trupti said...

soup looks very delicious Swapna .. you can send this soup to neha's swc:soup event

AnuSriram said...

Looks lovely! My bowl looks nice! wonderful click!

Akal's Saappadu said...

I love Pumkin soups, yours have an indian touch with lots of spices. that must be delicious; I 'd love it for my dinner!

sowmya said...

good one..nice colour...

Divz said...

wow such a beautiful bowl that is!!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

perfect looking soup... looks very inviting and comforting.

MeetaK said...

i like pumpkin soup almost anytime of the year and made in this way it is so full of flavor. a great caribbean cooking entry - thanks for joining us at the mingle!

Poornima Nair said...

Soup looks delicious...nice pic.

Neha said...

Amazing click, thanx for sending..

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