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pumpkin red lentil curry 220cal per serve



6 portion(s)


  • 1tbs olive oil
  • 2 med brown onions
  • 500g chopped jap pumpkin, chunky not to small
  • 1tsp ginger,cumin,coriander,tumeric,paprika, dried 1tsp each
  • 3 Peeled Garlic Cloves
  • 1 can chopped tomatos
  • 1can water
  • 1tbs vegtable stock edc
  • 1 jalepeno chilli chopped, you could use fresh
  • 1cup red lentils
  • 1 salt pepper to taste
  • 1 lime
  • 1 sour cream or nat yoghurt to serve, add extra calories
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 7
  • 8
    Appliance TM 5 image
    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. chop onions and garlic 2-3secs speed 4 scrape down add oil and cook 5mins 120/speed1.5

    add spices and pumpkin and cook 1mins/120/speed 1.5/rev

    add tomato and fill can with water add that plus lentils/stock/season

    cook 15-20mins/100/rev/speed soft

    cooking time will depend on sixe pumpkin it breaks up bit but that adds to thicken sauce

    serve with blob yoghurt or sour cream and sprinkle with coriander/mint or basil i used purple purple basil cos thats what i had in garden.also squeeze lime 





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i served with couple papadoms add calories for them and  yoghurt if calorie counting.

the curry is better next day as flavour develops you can add little more water to reheat

its lovely heated in frying pan crack couple eggs in and cover for 5mins for breakfast

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