Lentil Burfi

Pumpkin Soup

Pointer: Find the right pumpkin not the ones grown for halloween displays. Buttercup pumpkins are the best for cooking.


  • 3 cups, sliced pumpkins
  • 2 cups, vegetable broth
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 medium-sized onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. parsley
  • Dollop of cream for each soup bowl (optional)
  • Crushed peppercorns
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive or canola oil
  • Salt to taste


Cook pumpkins in a large pot with a cup of water for 10 minutes. Sauté onions and garlic in a pan for 6 minutes. Blend cooked pumpkins, onion and garlic in blender. Add salt to taste. Add vegetable broth to the pot. Return back to stove and cook until it comes to a boil. Cook another 5 minutes in medium heat.

Serve in bowl. Add a touch of cream and parsley on each bowl. Sprinkle black pepper as needed.

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