Pumpkin Soup

February 24, 2013

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup (Kädi Bulamak)

Serves 4

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 300 g pumpkin or butternut squash, peeled and diced
  • 750 ml water
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Pinch of coarse ground black pepper

Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the finely chopped onion. When the onion begins to soften, add the diced pumpkin and stir for 5 minutes. Add the water, salt, red and black pepper. Put the lid on the pot and cook until the pumpkin is tender, about 15 minutes. When the pumpkin is done, mash it with a wooden spoon. Serve warm.