Recipes for cooking pumpkin ribs soup for the Lunar New Year full of luck


Pumpkin rib soup is an extremely delicious and quality soup. This soup is used a lot on major holidays of the year of the Vietnamese people. In which, it must be mentioned is the traditional Tet holiday. With Tet, it is very important to change the menu to be more diverse. The bowl of soup is also a dish that makes your meal easy, not choking or too dry. Not only pumpkin rib soup, soups such as: Ball drop soup, bitter melon soup stuffed with meat,… also created wonderful masterpieces by housewives. Today, let’s go with Dung Ha Dry Food to learn about pumpkin rib soup!

1. What is Pumpkin Rib Soup?

Pumpkin rib soup is a soup made from 2 main ingredients: Pork Ribs and Pumpkin. This is a soup that people in the North use very much and widely. Besides being used during Tet, pumpkin rib soup is also used in daily meals. This soup is very sweet, delicious and is a favorite soup of many young people.
Not only Tet, the problem of food poisoning in everyday dishes is also very concerned by women. Therefore, in order to ensure the health of family members, many women have spent a little time processing them by themselves.


With only 2 main ingredients. Yet they are the perfect combination to create a symbolic soup of Tet. With pumpkin, red is the symbol of luck and fortune. To wish that, in the new year, I will always be successful on the path and field I am pursuing. As for pork ribs, the ribs are full of peanut meat with a little fat to help your body receive more nutrients. Fat from pork will help joints operate smoothly and supple. To easily enjoy this soup, let’s go to the kitchen to find a recipe for pumpkin rib soup right away.

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2. Pumpkin rib soup the best way to cook

2.1 Ingredients for preparation:

  • Pork Ribs: 700gr
  • Pumpkin: 1 fruit
  • Green onions: 50g
  • Dried shrimp: 150gr
  • Tomato: 1 fruit
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander: 50g
  • Cooking oil: 2 tablespoons
  • Spices: monosodium glutamate, seasoning, ground pepper, fish sauce

To get a good quality soup, your input ingredients need to be selected and purchased in the most skillful and meticulous way. Some tips for you to choose delicious ingredients are as follows:

  • Pork ribs you should go to the market to buy early in the morning so that the pork ribs are fresh. Pork ribs are delicious, so they are selling very well
  • Bought the pork rib vermicelli, so it’s still warm. The color is bright, bringing it to the nose to smell a bit of a cool taste from the blood
  • Do not choose to buy ribs that are dark or have an unusual color. Most likely it’s the ribs that have been left in the fridge or have not been sold since yesterday
  • Buy pumpkins and choose those that do not have stem borers. Middle rot or crushed boots during transportation
  • Holding squash in the right hand is heavy and firm. Check the stem for signs of rot
  • Quality pumpkins must have beautiful skin, no signs of middle rot or bruises.

2.2 Preliminary processing of raw materials

  • Buy pork ribs, wash them under running water
  • Mix a basin of diluted salt water, put pork ribs in salt water for about 5 minutes to deodorize
  • Rinse under clean running water, let dry
  • Chop the ribs into small pieces, just enough to eat, put in a bowl
  • Dried shrimp soaked in warm water to make shrimp soft and easy to prepare
  • Dried shrimp picked up, washed, drained. Cut the shrimp in half
  • Pumpkin, you wash the skin, cut the squash in half, scrape the pumpkin seeds inside
  • Cut the squash into pieces just enough to eat
  • Using a specialized fruit pruner, cut the pumpkin into beautiful wavy pieces
  • Scallions are easily cut, pick up damaged and rotten onions and wash them again under clean running water. Let the water dry. Chop onions very small
  • Coriander picks up damaged leaves, rinses them under running water, and dries them
  • Wash tomatoes, cut into small circles, put in a bowl

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2.3 Implementation steps

  • Put 500ml of water in the pot along with the pork ribs. Turn on the stove with high heat, boil the pork ribs. Throw away this first pork rib broth
  • Put 2 tablespoons of oil in the pot. Heat the oil, then add thinly sliced ​​tomatoes to the island to form a paste
  • Tomato puree, you put 1.5 liters of water in a pot and bring to a boil
  • When the water boils, add the pork ribs. Add 1 seasoning + 1 monosodium glutamate + 1 seasoning, mix well with medium heat
  • Stew pork ribs on low heat for about 45 minutes. Using a ladle, skim off the scum floating on the surface. The water is dry, you can add more water
  • Pick up 1 piece of ribs, check to see if it’s cooked or not
  • Cooked pork ribs, you pour in the pre-cooked pumpkin + dried shrimp and stew for about 10 minutes so that the pumpkin and dried shrimp are cooked.
  • Taste to see if it fits your portion or not
  • Pumpkin and stewed pork ribs are cooked, put green onion + ground pepper on top and turn off the heat
  • Ladle into bowl and enjoy. Serve with hot rice will be delicious and eat while hot soup is the bestcanh-suong-bi-do-khi-hoan-thien

3. Conclusion

Above is how to cook delicious pumpkin rib soup with the traditional Tet flavor of Vietnamese people. This is a delicious, nutritious and extremely refreshing soup. Not only used during Tet, even weekday rice trays, you can also make them simply and easily. Quality input ingredients, clean and hygienic will determine up to 90% of the success of that dish.


Thank you for reading this article. Wish you always succeed with the above recipe from the first time in the kitchen. If you have any difficulties, or have any questions, please leave a comment at the bottom of the article to discuss and answer! Follow Dry Food to keep up to date with more culinary information on how to cook and prepare other delicious dishes!
Wishing you and your family a lot of delicious and nutritious dishes on this traditional Tet holiday!

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4. Contact Information

Any comments on the article pumpkin rib soup. Customers can leave comments at the bottom of the article or contact Dung Ha Development Joint Stock Company through the company’s hotline number: 1900 986865 (24 hours support).
Dung Ha branches are available here:
  1. Branch 1 (National General Warehouse): No. 11 Kim Dong – Giap Bat Street – Hoang Mai District – Hanoi City
  2. Branch 2 in Hanoi: A10 – Alley 100 – Trung Kinh Street – Yen Hoa Ward – Cau Giay District – Hanoi City
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