A Winter Warmer

Snuggle down with this delicious winter warmer for all Dosha types.pumpkin soup

Pumpkin, Carrot and Ginger soup is a warming winter classic so stock up on ingredients and get cooking. The long list of vital vitamins such as A, D and E will keep coughs and colds at bay this winter and are suitable for all dosha types, this soup is sweet, rich and creamy and warms the body from the inside making it a staple lunchtime meal as the colder weather settles in. Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Seves: 2 Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 (1inch) piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped roughly
  • ½ large pumpkin, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon curry powder
  • 6 carrots, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Extra virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • Handful of pumpkin seeds for garnish
  • Melt the ghee in a large soup pot over medium heat. Add the diced onion and cook until translucent. Stir in the ginger and all of the spices, and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Add the Pumpkin and carrots and broth and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer until the pumpkin is soft.
  • Transfer the soup to a blender and puree. Return the soup to the pot and cook for one more minute.
  • Serve the soup in bowls and sprinkle with lemon zest, a drizzle of olive oil and add a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds.