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Healthy vegan pumpkin soup

This delicious healthy vegan pumpkin soup is very easy to make and is super tasty. It is a perfect fall recipe. Do try this recipe.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword creamy vegan pumpkin soup, easy pumpkin soup recipe, pumpkin soup, vegan pumpkin soup
recipe easy vegan pumpkin soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 202kcal


  • 2 cups pumpkin pieces roughly chopped
  • 1.5 cups vegetable stock or use one vegetable stock cube
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 tbsp. ginger minced
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 6.8 oz. coconut milk or 200 ml.
  • 8 cashews soaked and made into paste optional
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. pepper freshly ground
  • ½ tsp. turmeric powder

For garnish

  • 1 tbsp. pumpkin seeds and sesame seeds


  • Heat olive oil in a pan. Lightly saute onion and minced ginger and garlic till they turn transparent. It takes about 3-4 minutes on low flame. Now add pumpkin pieces. Make sure you remove the outer skin and chop into pieces.
  • Add about 1.5 cups of vegetable stock and cook till pumpkin pieces are soft which takes about 15 minutes.
  • If using a pressure cooker, cook for 2 whistles and let the pressure release naturally.
  • Now blend till fine. Put the blended soup back on heat.
  • Add the thick coconut milk, along with turmeric and salt. Cook for about 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Add ground pepper. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds or pumpkin seeds for an added crunch and nutrition.
  • Serve this delicious pumpkin soup with some salad and toasted bread on the side for a light meal or serve it as it is.


You can add milk and cream for non-vegan version.
You can use the same recipe to make butternut squash soup.
You can easily make a large batch and store this soup in the refrigerator for upto 3 days.


Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 363mg | Potassium: 433mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5125IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2mg