Pumpkin cream soup with harissa

Harissa is a Tunisian hot chili sauce whose main ingredients are piri piri (type of chili pepper), serrano peppers and other hot chili peppers and spices and herbs such as garlic paste, coriander seed, red chili powder, caraway as well as some vegetable or olive oil. It is most closely associated with Tunisia, Libya and Algeria but recently also making inroads into Morocco according to Moroccan food.

Additional info

Difficulty level:
4 - 6
Preparation time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
30 minutes


1 kilogram of pumpkin
500 milliliters of vegetable stock
500 milliliters of milk
dried chili peppers, at will
3-4 garlic cloves
1-2 teaspoons of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of pepper powder
1 tablespoon of salt
1 tablespoon of coriander seed powder
1/2 tablespoon of cumin seed powder or cumin seeds
2-4 tablespoons of olive oil

Prepare the ingredients.



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