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Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

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A delicious and mildly spicy homemade butternut squash soup perfect for those chilly mornings. Butternut Squash is rich in nutrients especially Vitamin A and fibre.
Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash – 350 to 400 gms, peeled, chopped
Onion – 1, small, chopped
Garlic Paste – 1/2 tsp
Red Chillies – 1, finely chopped
Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
Vegetable Stock – 2 cups
Bay Leaf – 1, small
Sour Cream – 2 tblsp
Salt as per taste
Black Pepper Powder as per taste
Coriander Leaves – handful, chopped
Sunflower Oil – 1 to 2 tsp

1. Heat oil in a pan over medium flame.
2. Add the onions and chopped butternut squash.
3. Saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
4. Add the red chillies and garlic paste.
5. Stir and cook for a minute.
6. Add the cumin powder and cook for another 30 to 60 seconds.
7. Add the vegetable stock, bay leaf and bring to a gentle boil.
8. Cover the pan with a lid and simmer over low flame for 10 minutes or until the squash is soft.
9. Discard the bay leaf and puree the mixture until smooth.
10. Add half of the sour cream.
11. Sprinkle salt and pepper powder.
12. Pour into individual serving bowls.
13. Garnish with coriander leaves and a swirl of sour cream.
14. Serve warm.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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