Paprika Pumpkin Soup

This hearty soup will make your kids fall in love with pumpkin. The same pumpkin which they initially used to avoid like the plague. From a nutritional standpoint, pumpkin contains many anti-oxidant vitamins such as vitamin-A, vitamin-C and vitamin-E. They help in building the immune system of kids and also bolstering their overall growth and development.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 5-10 Minutes 20-25 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pumpkin
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 small potato, chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp chopped black olives
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1tsp pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp cream (optional)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 glasses water
  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a cooker. Sauté garlic paste, onion and potatoes.

Step 2

Add pumpkin pieces and sauté again for 2-3 min. Add water and let it pressure cook for 10-15 min.

Step 3

Once the cooker cools down, blend the whole mixture and remove in a vessel.

Step 4

Add chopped olives, salt, pepper, paprika and cream.

Step 5

Let the soup boil again for 4-5 mins.

Step 6

Remove in a bowl. Garnish with olives and paprika.

Step 7

You can serve with garlic bread.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 serving

Calories 214 Total Fat 13.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.7 g Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 1,676.8 mg Potassium 555.3 mg
Total Carbohydrate 21.1 g Dietary Fiber 3.8 g
Sugars 5.4 g Protein 2.9 g
Vitamin A 242.8 % Vitamin B 12 0.0 %
Vitamin B 6 11.8 % Vitamin C 22.5 %
Vitamin D 0.0 % Vitamin E 6.4 %
Calcium 4.7 % Copper 10.0 %
Folate 7.2 % Iron 11.0 %
Magnesium 6.2 % Manganese 14.3 %
Niacin 5.9 % Pantothenic Acid 4.7 %
Phosphorus 8.0 % Riboflavin 10.3 %
Selenium 1.4 % Thiamin 6.4 %
Zinc 4.0 %

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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