Saturday, 8 May 2010

Butternut Squash and Coconut Curry

Continuing the curry theme today! This one is delicious, made it for my family once, because I'd heard that butternut squash and coconut are designed for one another. This appears to have been true!

Butternut Squash and Coconut Curry
Serves: 6
1 cup green lentils
700ml water
1 large onion
1 tbsp olive oil
1 aubergine
1 butternut squash
1 carrot
3g ginger
2 tsp garam masala
200ml coconut milk, low fat
2 vegetable stock cubes
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 red pepper
1/2g yellow pepper
100g okra
400g cauliflower
1 tbsp tomato puree
2 cloves garlic
2 tbsp corn flour

Cut the squash into cubes and roast in the oven for 20 mins.
Heat the oil with all herbs and spices for 2 -3 mins.
Add the chopped garlic and ginger along with the tomato puree and a dash of water.
Simmer for a minute or so then add the chopped onions.
Once the onions have softened add stock cubes, lentils and remaining water.
Add the cauliflower florets and cubed carrot.
Simmer for 20 mins.
Add the okra and butternut squash.
Simmer for 15 mins.
Add the coconut milk.
Addd the corn flour mixed with a little water, to thicken.
Simmer for 10 mins uncovered.

290 calories per serving, 7.0g F, 3.8g SF, 50.7 C, 8.9g S, 12.3 Fb, 11.4g P

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