Pumpkin, Chickpeas and Lemon Grass soup ~


Ingredients :
Pumpkin : 1 wedge, cut into 1" pieces
Cooked Kabul Chana(Chickpeas): 3 tbsp
Onion: 1/2 diced
Garlic: 1/2 minced
Lemon grass pith : 1/2 inch (pound it with the back of knife)
salt and pepper for seasoning
Olive oil for sautee

Fry onions and garlic in olive oil till the raw smell dissappears. Add pumpkin pieces and fry for 2-3 mins.  Add cooked chana dal, lemon grass pith and 2 cups of water. Bring to boil. When pumpkin pieces are soft, switch off the stove. Take out lemon grass pith. Remaining ingredients should be blend to smooth paste. You can dilute it if needed with little more water. Add salt and pepper. Warm the soup before you drink. Enjoy it with garlic bread or any other accompaniment.





14 comments:

notyet100 said...

soup looks delicious,still to try lemon grass,..;-)

Tina said...

refreshing soup.....

Priti said...

Nice combo and looks yum ..

Priya Sreeram said...

good one- hearty & comforting soup

sowmya's creative saga said...

looks yumm..

Cham said...

I haven't tried lemon grass in soup, looks bright and tasty!

Now Serving said...

Wow what a lovely combo of things - LOVE THE COLOR! great post!

Prathibha said...

Nice color of d soup..very comforting..:)

Preety said...

soup looks delicious

Sharmilee! :) said...

Nice combination soup, healthy n tasty

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Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

looks amazingly mouthwatering..tempting n yummy..
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Mehjabeen Arif said...

Soup looks creamy.. love it..

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Healthy and yummy soup. Lovely blog .. following you.

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