Delicata Squash Curry


This delicata squash curry will be just as tasty if you'll use other kinds of pumpkin. Ready within an hour with a lovely red curry paste.

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Delicata squash curry
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2019-08-06, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 1 hour.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 11-02-2021

1 hour 4 people Main course
Delicata squash curry


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  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 2 medium-sized delicata squash
  • 1 broccoli
  • 3 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 1 lime
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • about 200 gram cooked chick peas
  • fresh parsley
  • sesame seeds
  • rice or savory crepes for serving
Delicata squash curry ingredients
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  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • citrus grater and juicer
  • small colander

Delicata Squash Curry

1 hour 4 people Main course

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Preparation -- 20 minutes

Rinse the squash, remove the ends and pits and chop into halved slices. Divide broccoli into florets, not too small. Grate the peel of a lime and squeeze its juice.

Remove any excess fat or muscles of the chicken breast and divide them into cubes. Drain the chick peas if needed.  

Delicata squash curry
Delicata squash curry

Finishing the delicata squash curry -- 40 minutes

Heat a dash of oil in a large skillet and cook the chicken cubes for a few minutes. Add squash and after a few minutes also the broccoli florets.

Also add the red curry paste and after a few minutes also chick peas along with coconut milk. Bring to a boil and as soon as it starts to boil, you'll turn the the heat.

Let is simmer for about 30 minutes and then also add the lime zest and juice along with sesame oil. As soon as the vegetables are soft enough you can season the curry with pepper and salt.  

Serve with rice or savory crepes and finish the curry with sesame seeds and fresh parsley. Enjoy!

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