Pumpkin Soup – Ddmapour
Simple and delicious pumpkin soup from Armenian cuisine, called Ddmapour .
Only a few ingredients needed to make this healthy , light and very tasty soup. While pumpkin season, it’s the right time to take advantage and use this extremely nutritious vegetable. And I’m planning on sharing more recipes , so stay tuned and also be sure to lookup my other recipes with pumpkin, such as Ghapama , roasted pumpkin salad , pumpkin – Swiss chard appetizer .
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1 lbs (460g) pumpkin, cut, peeled and cubed
2-3 tbs vegetable oil
1 medium onion, finely sliced
⅔ cup green lentils plus water for cooking, as much water as you need to fully cover lentils
5-6 cups of water for soup
Fresh herbs: parsley , cilantro, dill , or anything on hand
Salt and pepper to taste
Combine pumpkin and water in a saucepan and start cooking
In another small pot start cooking lentils, cook until cooked
While those are cooking, sauté onions with vegetable oil, until golden color
As the pumpkin cooks, strain the water from cooked lentils and add to cooked pumpkin
Add sautéed onions, salt, pepper and herbs
Allow the soup to set 10-15 minutes and enjoy