Curried Pumpkin Soup
Description of Curried Pumpkin Soup
Curried pumpkin soup is a hearty and flavorful dish that is perfect for a chilly autumn evening. It is a vegan and vegetarian-friendly dish that is easy to make yet full of flavor. The combination of pumpkin, curry powder, and coconut milk makes for a creamy and spicy soup that is sure to please. The addition of ginger and garlic adds an extra depth of flavor and makes the soup even more comforting. This soup can be served as a starter or as a main course and is sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.
Ingredients for Curried Pumpkin Soup
- 1 large onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 inch piece of ginger, grated
- 2 tablespoons curry powder
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 (15oz) can of pumpkin puree
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 1 (13.5oz) can coconut milk
- Salt and pepper to taste
Preparation of Curried Pumpkin Soup
Begin by heating a large pot over medium heat. Add the olive oil and heat until shimmering. Add the diced onion and cook until softened, about 3-4 minutes. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until fragrant. Add the curry powder and cook for 1 minute, stirring to combine.
Add the pumpkin puree and vegetable broth to the pot and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Add the coconut milk to the pot and stir to combine. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
Remove the soup from the heat and use an immersion blender to blend the soup until smooth. Alternatively, you can transfer the soup in batches to a blender and blend until smooth.
Return the soup to the pot and season with salt and pepper. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes. Serve the soup with crusty bread, if desired. Enjoy!