Beans – Butternut Squash soup

bean-butternut-squashBeans are high in Zinc a nutrient your body needs. So the recipe this week is good for you as well as delicious.

1/2 cup beans (I use bean mix which has lot of different beans, barley)
3 cups butternut squash (or pumpkin) pieces
2 cups carrot pieces
1/2 cup onion
2 tea spns chopped ginger
1/2 tea spn cumin powder
1/2 tea spn chili flakes
1 finely chopped green chilli
1/2 cup red bellpepper
3 cups vegetable stock or water
1 cup chopped tomatoes
Olive oil
1 tbl spn finely chopped coriander leaves

Soak beans for atleast 4-5hrs.Now add beans, butternut squash, stock/water, coriander leaves and cook till vegetables and beans are completely cooked (I do this step in rice cooker or pressure cooker. This can also be done in slow cooker. Just make sure the squash still holds its shape when done).Serve hot.




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