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Pumpkin Yellow Curry (vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy free)
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
6 hrs
Total Time
6 hrs 5 mins

A fall, Indian coconut sweet potato curry dish! 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: coconut sweet potato curry, Indian curry
Servings: 8 + adult entreés
Calories: 97 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper
  • 2 t salt
  • 2 tbsp garlic fresh, minced
  • 2 tbsp ginger fresh, minced
  • 2-3 Tbsp yellow curry paste I love Thai and True brand
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree do not use pumpkin pie filling
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 2 14oz can coconut milk
  • 1 garbanzo beans drained
  • 1 cup chopped cabbage
  • 2 tbsp sugar optional
  1. In pan heat oil, saute onions, peppers, garlic and ginger for a few minutes until onions are starting to turn translucent.

  2. Add in yellow curry paste and stir, add in pumpkin puree. Pour in coconut milk. Stir together. Turn heat to a med-low. Add in sweet potatoes, cabbage and garbanzo beans. Bring to a simmer and let simmer for about 20 minutes, until potatoes are soft.

  1. Mix all ingredients in slow cooker except rice. Set on high for 4 hours or low for 6.
  2. Cook rice in rice cooker or over the stove.
  3. Garnish with pumpkin seeds, cashews, and cilantro.
Recipe Notes

PRESSURE COOKER: Place all ingredients except rice and water in pressure cooker, lock lid, close pressure valve. Set to soup setting for 10 minutes, then manually release pressure. You can empty the pot and cook rice in pressure cooker, then serve, or cook rice stovetop while cooking curry.

Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Yellow Curry (vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy free)
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 97 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 603mg26%
Potassium 226mg6%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 10108IU202%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.