Thursday, 18 February 2010


The unusual combination of apples and red pumpkin makes an extremely delicious soup
Preparation Time : 1 minutes
Cooking Time : 15 minutes
Servings : 4


Golden apples, cubed 2
Red pumpkin (bhopla/kaddu), cubed 250 grams
Orange juice 1 cup
Salt to taste
Bay leaf 1
Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
Black peppercorns, crushed 1/2 teaspoon
Cream 1/2 cup
Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs


Take cubed pumpkin and apples in a panAdd orange juice, salt, bay leaf and cook on high heat. Once it comes to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer till completely cooked and mashed. Let the mixture cool. Remove the bay leaf and then blend to make a puree. Strain the puree and transfer into a pan. Add two cups of water and turmeric powder, mix well and bring to a boil. Adjust salt and add freshly crushed peppercorns and mix well. Reduce heat and add fresh cream. Serving piping hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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