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Saudi Pumpkin, Tomato and Chickpeas Soup

Cramy pumpkin, tomato with basil, turmeric and chickpeas

Saudi Pumpkin, Tomato and Chickpeas Soup

Ingredients:

500g Pumpkin, peeled, Seeded, cubed
400g Can diced Tomatoes
400g Can Chickpeas, drained
3 Cups Water
2 Cloves Garlic, crushed
1 Tsp Dried Basil Flakes
1 Tsp Ground Turmeric
2 Tblsp Olive Oil
1 Cup Cream
Salt and Pepper to taste
Juice of 1 Lemon

Method:

  1. In a large saucepan add the water, pumpkin, tomatoes, garlic, basil and turmeric.
  2. Bring to a boil then simmer on a medium to low heat for 20-30 minutes until the pumpkin is very soft.
  3. Remove from heat, place the soup into a blender and blend until a smooth puree.
  4. Return to saucepan then add the chickpeas, gently stir in the cream on a low heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  5. Pour soup into serving bowls, squeeze in lemon juice then serve.







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