Spicy Pumpkin Soup

A simple spicy soup made with Thai seasoning and thai curry paste.










  • 2 cups pumpkin pieces (cut into pieces)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Red Curry Paste (See ingredients below)
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tspns Thai Seasoning (Dried Mix Herbs)
  • 1 tbspn corriander (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste

For Thai Red Curry Paste

  • 1 chopped onion
  • 8-10 Kashmiri red chilles,
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp ginger (grated)
  • 2 lemongrass stalks
  • 2 tbspn chopped coriander
  • 2 tbspns Dhana-jeera powder(corriande-cumin powder)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tspns soy sauce
  • 2 tspn fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp salt

To make Spicy Pumpkin Soup :

  • Heat the oil in a pan
  • Add finely chopped onion
  • Fry onion till it becomes transulent
  • Add red curry paste to the fried onions
  • (Red curry paste recipe given below)
  • Again fry the mixture till oil is separated
  • After thai curry paste is cooked add Thai seasoning
  • Add pumpkin pieces, coconut milk and water
  • Cover with the pan with lid
  • Allow the pumpkin to cook for till the pumpkin is tender
  • Transfer the mixture into a blender
  • Blend the mixture till it becomes soft puree
  • Add finely chopped basil leaves and salt
  • Heat the mixture for few minutes
  • Garnished it with chopped coriander

To make Thai Red Curry Paste :

  • soak red chillies in warm water for 10 minutes
  • Transfer all the ingredients in blender
  • Add small quantity of water to facilitate blending
  • Grind it to paste
  • Store in an airtight container in refrigerator

Note :

You may add boiled pumpkin pieces to the soup

Recipe Contributed By:

Amarendra Mulye



Time Taken: 30 minutes

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