Serves 4

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes


  • 1kg pumpkin, cut into 1-2 inch cubes
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 inch piece ginger (30g), finely chopped
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 750ml vegetable stock
  • 250ml coconut milk
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a large pan, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and cook until tender.
  2. Add the pumpkin, ginger and turmeric and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the stock and coconut milk and bring to the boil. Leave to simmer for 30 minutes until the pumpkin is soft.
  4. Allow to cool slightly, then use a blender or stick blender to puree until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Transfer back to a pan to heat through. Serve with a swirl of coconut milk.