Roasted Dal & Red Pumpkin Soup#SoupSwappers

Red Pumpkin one of my hubby's favorites in veggie. This soup is an easy peasy quick recipe
Serves 2

1 Cup Diced Red Pumpkin
¼ Cup Roasted Yellow Moong Dal
1 Dried Red Chilly
1/8 Teaspoon Turmeric powder
1 Teaspoon Ginger Garlic paste
1 Teaspoon Oil
2 Cups Water
1 Green chilly
1/4 Teaspoon Cumin seeds
half bunch Chopped Cilantro
¼ Teaspoon Mustard seeds
3 - 4 Curry leaves
1 Clove Garlic
½ Teaspoon Red Chilly powder or to taste
1 Small Tomato
1 Vegetables Seasoning Cube
Dry roast the dal till just starts to turn pink. Wash it, add it to a pressure cook the dal along with tomatoes, seasoning cube, ginger garlic paste and turmeric powder by adding water take one whistle on high flame. Reduce the flame to low and let it cook for 5 - 7 minutes. Switch off the flame. for five whistles.
Let the cooker cool completely. Open and mash the dal with an immersion blender. 
Now add pumpkin, salt, red chilly powder and mix them well. Place this on medium low flame and let this simmer for 12 - 15 minutes or till the pumpkin is cooked and all the flavors are well blended. Switch off the flame. 

For The Tempering/Tadka
Heat oil in a tadka pan, add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, As the mustard seeds start to crackle, add the curry leaves and ginger, dried chilly. Sauté until turn slight brown and then add it to dal mix. Pumpkin dal Soup is ready. 
 Serve it with steamed rice or crusty bread to sop all the gravy.
Labels: Moong dal, Roasted, Red Pumpkin, Soup, Soup Swappers  

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Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

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  1. This looks so filling and satisfying. Perfect for this event...and the season. Thanks for joining me, Sneha.

  2. Those flavors sound simply amazing with the pumpkin and dal. So hearty and warming and light all at once.

  3. Love that this is made in a pressure cooker. I can almost smell the fragrance as you opened the pot.

  4. This is comforting bowl Sneha! Along with a phulka, it is heaven!