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Pumpkin Soup

 Published 2012-Sep-14   Updated 2018-Mar-04

- Submitted by Raji Ramakrishnan

(Poosanikai Soup, Kaddu ki Soup, Mathanga Soup)

Recipe For Pumpkin Soup

Preparation time: 20-25 minutes
Cooking time: 10-15 minutes
Serves: 3-4


  • 1/4 kg Red pumpkin sliced
  • 1 Onion sliced
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • 1 Small piece of ginger
  • 1 cup Coconut milk (i used fresh coconut milk)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 tsp Butter
  • Salt, Black salt, Roasted cumin powder as per taste.


  1. Wash and remove the skin of pumpkin and slice it.
  2. Peel the onion and slice it
  3. Add butter in a kadai, add the cloves, saute for a minute.
  4. Add onion and saute till it changes the color little bit
  5. Add pumpkin slices and saute the same with little salt till soft.
  6. Allow to cool. Grind it in mixer with 1 cup of water.
  7. Transfer it into a kadai and boil the same. Check the salt,if required add more.
  8. Add black salt, roasted cumin powder and the coconut milk.
  9. Mix well and remove from the gas. Do not boil after adding coconut milk.

NOTE: Consistency should not be watery.

Serving Suggestion

  • Serve with chopped pudina (mint) leaves.

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Comments (11)

Person   ()
you are the tomato recipe information
Person   ()
How can red pumpkin soup look green!!!!!
Person   ()
The flesh of the red pumpkin is yellowish.
Person   ()
pumking soup i like
Person   ()
My pumpkinson and squash have an orange flesh, but your soup is very green. Will my pumpkin work, or is there something I am missing or a different pumpkin to buy?
Person   ()
Hi, There are many different varieties of pumpkin and squash. The recipe should work for all the varieties.
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I took inspiration from your Pumpkin Soup and made my own version. Do check my variation. Thanks.
Person   ()
Thats nice to see your recreation. Keep it up.
Person   ()
What about kaddu ka soup.
Person   ()
Pumpkin soup. Is a good receptive
Person   ()
Thank you.

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 Published by on and last updated on 2018-03-04.