Sunday, February 12, 2017

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup


Pumpkin (Halloween variety) – 250 gms
Garlic flakes – 2 or 3
Salt – to taste
Pepper powder – ½ tsp
Fresh basil leaves – 3 or 4

Skim milk – ¼ cup


Apply a bit of olive to the pumpkin pieces
Grill it for 30 min
Pressure cook it along with the garlic flakes Cool it and puree
Add milk, little water, shredded basil leaves, salt and pepper
Heat it
Serve hot

Health Benefits of pumpkin
One of the very low calorie vegetables
Has high level of vitamin A
Also rich in vitamins C and E
Excellent source of antioxidants like Zea-xanthin which offers protection from "age-related macular diseases
Good source of B-complex group of vitamins

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