Pumpkin soup or shorba

         I have generally seen  recipes where the pumpkin is roasted and then pureed to the soup along with the appropriate spices. It tastes nice. But I found a different recipe here. It sounded quite different along with the Indian spices and a tangy juice. I decided to try it and it tasted really good and different. Try it sometime if you are bored of the similar flavoured usual soups. I am sure you will love it.

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Pumpkin soup or shorba Yum
  1. Add the juice and one glass of water or stock along with pumpkin pieces,cinnamon and bay leaves.Add salt and pepper. Allow it to cook for about 15 to 20 minutes till the liquid evaporates and the pumpkin pieces are cooked thoroughly. Now puree this mixture with a hand blender or a mixer.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Return the puree to the pan. Add the remaining glass of water or stock. Add turmeric powder and red chilly powder. Allow it to boil for another 5 minutes.Garnish with finely chopped coriander.
  3. Serve warm with some bread.
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20 thoughts on “Pumpkin soup or shorba”

  1. OJ in soup, now thats what is innovative! I was wondering if there was a bitter after taste ‘cos of OJ being cooked.

  2. Hi SowmyaGreat looking soup that you have prepared. adding orange soup must have multiplied the taste of it.Deepa Hamaree Rasoi

  3. Never pumpkin seeds..soups sounds very interesting..I really enjoyed your 7 different soups Soumya!..great job..

  4. Addition of orange juice is interesting twist. I make butternut squash soup with indian spices. Even that tastes good.

  5. Hi Sowmya, Soup sound interestingly tasty….I’m sure my husband would love this as he keep telling me to put orange juice in everything….reg. the roses u asked i’ll def. try to put how I did that as I have some candy clay left but my internet/modem is down so i’m not sure when can I do it…..

  6. Lovely orange colour to the soup. I am tempted to try this soup, usually the sweetness of the pumpkin comes to mind and i put the thought off:)

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