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Curried Pumpkin and Lentils Recipe

Looking for an easy Curried Pumpkin and Lentils recipe? Learn how to make Curried Pumpkin and Lentils using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by taramaraa

Makes 6 servings



Serves: 6 Prep: 15min Cook: 45min

Recipe Ingredients for Curried Pumpkin and Lentils

1 tbs vegetable oil
2 brown onions, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, peeled, thinly sliced lengthways
2 Cinnamon Sticks
3 serving green chillies
1 tbs black mustard seeds
3 tsp ground cumin
3 tsp ground turmeric
500 g butternut pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, cut into 4cm pieces
305 g (1 1/2 cups) dried brown or green lentils
1250 g vegetable stock
3 celery stalks, including leaves, coarsely chopped
1 salt
1 pepper
250 g basmati rice

Recipe Directions for Curried Pumpkin and Lentils

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, for 10 minutes or until soft. Add the cinnamon, chilli, mustard seeds, cumin and turmeric and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until aromatic.

  2. Add pumpkin, lentils and stock to onion mixture. Increase heat to medium and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, covered, for 20 minutes. Add celery. Cook for 10 minutes or until lentils are tender. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Divide curry among serving bowls. Serve with steamed basmati rice.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 462.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
458
Calories from Fat
43
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
198mg
8%
Potassium
968mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
85.1g
28%
Dietary Fiber
20.3g
81%
Sugars
7.8g
Protein
19.4g
Vitamin A 179% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 12% Iron 37%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
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