Published on
May 19th 2022

Butternut Squash Soup

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Making Creamy Butternut Squash Soup is super easy and it needs very few Ingredients.
Preparation Time 10-15 mins


MeasureIngredientKey Nutritions
1-2 TSP Olive Oil (Extra Virgin or Regular)Monounsaturated Fats and Vitamin E
1/3 - 1/2 Cup OnionCalcium, fiber and anti-oxidants
1/3 - 1/2 Cup Cherry Tomatoes or TomatoesVitamin A,C
1-2 TBSP Red/Green Lentils Protein, Iron, Folate
As per taste Salt and Black Pepper
As per the taste Grated ginger (Optional)
For Garnishing Cilantro leaves or Rosemary leaves (Optional)


  1. Get the butternut squash first cut into half and remove the seeds
    Note: Dry the seeds for later use (I use them in salads)
  2. Soak lentils (Optional). Get all the ingredients ready.
  3. Heat Olive Oil in a pressure pan or instapot. (If using - Add green chilli)
  4. Add cumin seeds, (mashed green chilli if using) followed by onions sauté for a min. (If using - add grated ginger)
  5. Add tomatoes satue for fee seconds followed by Butternut squash pieces and sauté until soft
  6. Add lentils, then Salt and black pepper. Add water (little more than the veggies) or around 2-3 cups
  7. Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles or Instapot 4 mins high pressure. Once cool down, grind the half of the mixture
  8. Garnish with Cilantro or Rosemary leaves or some olive oil on top and serve