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Shrimp and Pumpkin Curry


Indian inspired curry shrimp with pumpkin, tons of flavour!













Low in Saturated Fat, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free, Low Sodium


1 bunch shallots
roughly chopped
1 tablespoon cilantro
(coriander leaves)
½ teaspoon coriander seeds
1 teaspoon ginger
freshly grated
1 each green chili peppers
deseeded and roughly chopped
1 bunch scallions, spring or green onions
2 cloves garlic
600 grams pumpkins
2 teaspoons ginger
freshly choped
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
400 millilitres coconut milk
½ each lemon juice
1 x salt and black pepper
300 grams shrimp
frozen (prawns)


Put shallot, cilantro leaves, coriander seeds, ginger and green chili pepper into a mortar and crush to make a curry paste.

Wash and trim the scallions (spring onions) and cut into rings.

Peel and chop the garlic.

Peel and deseed the pumpkin and cut into ½ inch (1cm cubes).

Heat the oil and sauté the scallions, ginger, garlic and pumpkin over a high heat for 4 to 5 minutes.

Stir in the coconut milk, curry paste and lemon juice, season with salt and pepper and simmer without a lid over a medium heat for about 5 minutes.

Check the seasoning, add the shrimp (prawns) and briefly return to a boil.

When the shrimp are cooked, serve in bowls with rice or bread.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Aleah Kostiuk

A little confusing to understand because ingredients aren't in order of use. Had to look over a couple times while cooking. Overall, it was pretty good, but quite runny. Would recommend less coconut milk if you like a thicker curry.

over 11 years ago


Just edited the recipe and put the ingredients in the right order, glad to hear you enjoyed the recipe :)

over 11 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 62g (2.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 9348% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 113mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 3% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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