Tasty Dhal & Pumpkin Curry

Ingredients (Serves 4 - 6)

  • Coconut Oil 1 TBS
  • 1 large onion - chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic - crushed
  • Ginger 1 TBS freshly grated
  • 2 sticks celery - chopped
  • ½ cup red lentils
  • ½ cup yellow split peas
  • mustard seed 1 1/2 tspns
  • 1 TBS ground cumin
  • 2 tspns ground tumeric
  • 3 tspns ground coriander
  • ½ - 1 tspn chilli powder
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 3 cups vegetable stock (preferably homemade)
  • Coconut milk ½ cup
  • 350 g pumpkin (peeled and cut into 2cm cubes)
  • fresh coriander or garlic chives to garnish

Method

  1. Soak split peas and lentils in water for 1 hour. Rinse.
  2. Heat coconut oil in large-sized pan. Add garlic, onion, celery & ginger stirring as needed for 1 minute.
  3. Add spices, cook, stirring for another minute, then add chopped pumpkin pieces, stirring occasionally for a further 2 minutes
  4. Add rest of ingredients except coconut milk(split peas and lentils, can of tomatoes, vegetable stock. Bring this mixture to boil then let simmer for 45min – 1 hour
  5. Just before serving add coconut milk, then the fresh coriander/garlic chives, to garnish.