Recipe: Pumpkin Curry

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An unusual curry that is easy to make yet delicious to taste; take care not to overcook the pumpkin


  • 1.5lbs.(675g) pumpkin, cut into 1.5 inch cubes
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 green chillis, sliced lengthwise
  • 2 red chilies, finely sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • one half of a coconut , finely grated
  • one inch of turmeric
  • one inch of green ginger
  • butter or ghee for frying
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Add one breakfast cup of cold water to the grated coconut and mix well
    2. Mash the garlic, turmeric and ginger, add the red chillis then blend into the coconut water
    3. Put the pumpkin cubes and green chillis into a pan, add the coconut mixture then bring the boil then reduce heat and simmer until the pumpkin is tender but not over cooked
    4. Fry the sliced onion in butter or ghee until browned then add to the pan
    5. Simmer gently for about five minutes, stirring occasionally and adding salt to taste
    6. Serve on a bed of plain white rice accompanied pappadums and lime pickle

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