Slimming World’s Thai red pumpkin curry recipe

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  • Healthy
  • Low-fat
  • Slimming World
  • Vegetarian
serves: 4
Skill: medium
Cost: cheap
Spice: mild
5-a-day: 3
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  • This colourful, zingy curry is delicious on its own or as a sizzling side dish. The fragrant spices and lemon grass complement the pumpkin perfectly, making it a must for any Thai food fans.

    Learn how to make this mouth-watering Slimming World’s Thai red pumpkin curry in just a few simple steps. This traditional Thai curry recipe gives an exotic twist to the dinner table that the whole family will adore.  If you’d like to serve this curry with rice, we’d recommend jasmine rice or basmati rice.

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    • Low calorie cooking spray
    • 1 tbsp Thai red curry paste
    • 6 shallots, peeled and thinly sliced
    • 4 tbsp finely chopped lemon grass
    • 6 green cardamom pods
    • 2tsp black mustard seeds
    • 800g pumpkin (or butternut squash) flesh, cut into bite-sized cubes
    • 500ml vegetable stock
    • 200ml light coconut milk
    • Juice of 1 lime, plus extra wedges to serve
    • Red chilli slivers, to garnish (optional)


    • Spray a saucepan with low calorie cooking spray and stir-fry the curry paste with the shallots, lemon grass, cardamom pods and mustard seeds over a medium heat for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.

    • Stir in the pumpkin and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes, then pour in the stock and coconut milk. Simmer for about 30 minutes until the pumpkin is tender.

    • Remove from the heat and stir in the lime juice. This curry is delicious garnished with slivers of chilli and rice.

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