A Nigel Slater recipe
2 medium onions, chopped roughly
3 tbsp groundnut oil
Sauté until soft but not coloured.
60g ginger, matchsticks
3 small hot chillies, chopped finely
2 stalks lemongrass, sliced very finely
Add and cook for five minutes.
2 tsp ground turmeric
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
800g tomatoes, chopped roughly
Add and soften for 5-7 minutes, stirring.
Pour in, bring to the boil, reduce heat to a gently simmer.
1.5kg pumpkin or butternut squash
Cut into 4/5cm chunks and add. Cook for 20-25 minutes.
250ml coconut milk
Add, cook for a couple of minutes.
Juice 1 plump lime
Small handful coriander leaves
Small handful mint leaves
Stir in, season and serve with rice.
Will improve after a day in the fridge.