Go Back Email Link
+ servings
Print Pin
5 from 3 votes

Pumpkin Soup

A thick , delicious , tasty low calorie soup perfect for fall.
Course Soup
Cuisine World
Keyword Diet, Healthy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 People
Calories 97kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 500 grams Pumpkin
  • 1 Onion
  • 3 Garlic Cloves,medium size chopped
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 cup water or stock
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper powder or as required
  • ½-3/4 teaspoon Salt or as needed
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Cream optional


  • Clean Pumpkin, remove skin and seeds and chop into cubes.
  • In a pressure cooker , melt 1 tablespoon of butter . Add chopped garlic cloves , sliced onions and a bay leaf ,saute well till onion starts to brown lightly.
  • Add chopped pumpkin cubes , mix well and add salt.
  • Add 1 cup of water/ stock and pressure cook for 1 whistle. Allow pressure to release on its own.
  • Discard bay leaf ,drain the stock and reserve it. Place the cooked pumpkin in a blender / food processor.
  • Add ¼ cup of reserved stock and blend it to get puree.
  • Adjust the consistency ,if required by adding the reserved stock. Add pepper powder ,1 tablespoon fresh cream(optional) ,adjust salt if needed.
  • Serve it hot , topped with croutons and slice of garlic bread.



  • As vegetable stock is not used here , Onion and Bay leaf are added while cooking the Pumpkin . To get the taste similar to that of  vegetable stock.
  • Instead of water ,If you are using Vegetable stock ,then no need to use bay leaf  while sautéing pumpkin.


Calories: 97kcal