Spicy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Pumpkin Soup
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Pumpkin flesh3 Pound, chopped (1.5 Kilograms)
 Chicken stock2 1⁄2 Pint (6 Cups / 1.5 Liter)
 Ground cumin1 Teaspoon
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Cream12 Fluid Ounce (1 1/2 Cup / 375 Milliliter)
 Snipped fresh chives4 Tablespoon
 Brandy2 Fluid Ounce (1/4 Cup / 60 Milliliter)
 Grated nutmeg1 Teaspoon
 Freshly ground black pepper1


1. Place pumpkin and stock in a large saucepan, bring to simmering over a medium heat and cook for 20 minutes or until pumpkin is tender. Remove pan from heat and set aside to cool slightly.
2. Place pumpkin and stock in batches in a food processor or blender and process until smooth.
3. Return mixture to a clean pan. Stir in cumin, chili powder and cream and bring to simmering over a medium heat, stirring occasionally. Simmer for 3-5 minutes. Stir in chives, brandy and nutmeg and season to taste with black pepper. Serve with warm herb damper, if desired.