Easiest Way to Cook Tasty Pumpkin, Chickpea & Zucchini Curry (Vegan/Vegetarian)

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  • Dec 29, 2019

Pumpkin, Chickpea & Zucchini Curry (Vegan/Vegetarian). When cooking with pumpkins look for sugar pumpkins. They are smaller, sweeter and less stringy than the larger varieties. Preparing the pumpkin will be the hardest part of this recipe.

Start making your naan (perfect for scooping). Each and every bite is full of cozy fall flavors, tender chickpeas, and sweet creamy pumpkin. Bring to the boil, then add the pumpkin and chickpeas. You can cook Pumpkin, Chickpea & Zucchini Curry (Vegan/Vegetarian) using 27 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Pumpkin, Chickpea & Zucchini Curry (Vegan/Vegetarian)

  1. It’s 1/2 of Butternut Pumpkin (600gms).
  2. You need 1 of Zucchini.
  3. Prepare 2 of Tomatoes.
  4. You need 2 handfuls of Baby Spinach.
  5. It’s 1 of Brown Onion.
  6. You need 1 of Garlic Clove.
  7. Prepare 1 Tbs of Fresh Ginger grated.
  8. You need 500 mls of Vegetable Stock.
  9. It’s 1 Can (240 gm) of Chickpeas.
  10. Prepare 1 Can (400 gm) of Tomatoes.
  11. You need 2 Tbs of Coconut (or Greek) yoghurt.
  12. You need 2 Tbs of Olive Oil (or vegetable oil).
  13. You need of The Spices.
  14. It’s 4 of Cardamom Pods.
  15. It’s 3 of Cloves.
  16. Prepare 2 of Star Anise.
  17. You need 4 of Curry Leaves.
  18. Prepare 2 of Bay Leaves.
  19. Prepare 1 of Cinnamon Stick.
  20. Prepare 1 Tsp of Fenugreek Seeds.
  21. You need 2 of Tsps Ground Corriander.
  22. It’s 2 of Tsps Ground Cumin.
  23. Prepare 1 Tsp of Garam Masala.
  24. Prepare 1 Tsp of Ground Tumeric.
  25. It’s of Fresh or dried chili.
  26. It’s to taste of Salt.
  27. Prepare to taste of Pepper.

Check occasionally and add a splash of water if it looks a bit dry. The best thing about this recipe is that it's very easy to make. I added garlic, onions, pumpkin, coconut milk, chickpeas, and spinach. Anyways, there's no rule, so feel free to add any vegetables.

Pumpkin, Chickpea & Zucchini Curry (Vegan/Vegetarian) instructions

  1. Saute Onions, Ginger and Garlic on low heat in olive oil for approx 10 minutes.
  2. Add all Spices to pan and and fry for a minute or 2 (or until fragrant).
  3. Add all vegetables minus the Spinach and stir.
  4. Add the canned Tomatoes, Chickpeas, Stock, Yoghurt & bring to boil.
  5. Once boiling, turn heat to low and simmer for approx 20-30mins (or until pumpkin is soft). Add the Spinach a few minutes before removing the pot from the heat.

Stir the pumpkin or squash into the pan and coat in the paste, then pour in the stock and coconut milk. When pumpkin is cool, place in a food processor with rinsed and drained chickpeas, cumin, coriander, mustard, paprika, lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce. Heat a non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat. Creamy pumpkin chickpea coconut curry with cashews and broccoli. I like to get festive and make at least one pumpkin dish every fall.