A warming red curry that's time-conscious too. Photo / Babiche Martens

Pumpkin, Mushroom & Tomato Red Curry

Mushrooms and pumpkin are the perfect match for this dish's hot red chillies and coconut cream

Serve this go-to curry with warm naan, perfect to scoop up the juices or to use as a wrap to fill with the leftovers for lunch the next day.

PUMPKIN AND TOMATO RED CURRY RECIPE
Serves 4

20g dried shiitake mushrooms
2 Tbsp oil
1 onion, chopped
1 Tbsp fresh ginger, grated
1 Tbsp red curry paste
1 cup passata
1 cup coconut cream
3 cups cubed pumpkin (main)
2 cups spinach leaves
½ cup coriander, chopped
2 cups cooked brown rice, to serve
2 pieces naan bread, to serve

1. Place the mushrooms in a bowl and cover with cold water for 15 minutes. Drain.

2. Heat the oil in a heavy-based pot. Add the onion, cooking for 4 minutes to soften. Stir through the ginger and curry paste for 2 minutes. Pour in the passata and coconut cream, add the pumpkin and bring to a simmer for 10 minutes until the pumpkin is soft, but not mushy.

3. Stir through the spinach leaves and coriander just before serving with hot brown rice and naan.

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