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Spiced Bottle Gourd Soup

Amrita Roy
15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Spiced Bottle Gourd Soup RECIPE

A healthy and nutritious soup

Recipe Tags

  • Soups

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Bottle gourd - 2 cups, peeled and cut into cubes
  2. Shallots - 6 to 8
  3. Garlic - 3 to 4 pods
  4. Buttermilk - 2/3 cup
  5. Black salt - 1/2 teaspoon
  6. Fennel Powder - 1 teaspoon
  7. Roasted Cumin Powder - 11/2 teaspoon
  8. Black Pepper Powder - 1 teaspoon
  9. Butter - 1/2 teaspoon
  10. Salt to taste


  1. Take bottle gourd, shallot and garlic in a pressure cooker. Add 11/2 cup water. Initial 10 minutes lower the flame and after that put 2 whistles.
  2. Once pressure releases strain the vegetables and keep the stock aside.Now make puree with boiled vegetables.
  3. Heat butter and add the puree. saute it for two minutes and add salt, black salt, fennel powder and roasted cumin powder (1 teaspoon).
  4. Mix them well and add stock and buttermilk. Allow to boil for 3 to 4 minutes. Soup is ready, add black pepper powder and remaining roasted cumin powder from top.

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