It doesn’t get any easier than this…thanks to TV1’s Good Morning show 5 June 2012.
Prep Time: 15 (possibly a little longer – there’s a ton of veges to peel)
Cook time: 45-60
Cost: $18 (where do these guys shop? By my reckoning, $2.50 for the pumpkin, $2.00 for the kumara, and $1.00 for the spuds – everything else was minor consumables from the pantry.)
Serves: 6 (I guess it all comes down to your definition of large for the pumpkin and kumara – this made enough for three, maybe fours times as many people – I had trouble finding a pot big enough for all the ingredients – Gran’s jam making bowl comes in handy once again!)
1 large pumpkin, peeled and diced
3 large kumara, peeled and diced
3 potatoes, peeled and diced
1 large onion, diced
3 tablespoon dry chicken or vegetable stock
2 litres of water
1 tablespoon of curry powder (had to double this to get the curry flavour to come through – probably three tablespoons would be closer to useful)
Salt & pepper (at least a tablespoon of salt – no tads or smidgens for this recipe, all big kid’s quantities)
Place all ingredients in a pot (apart from salt and pepper) and submerge the vegetables with water covering
them to the top.
Place on a low heat for 45-60 minutes until soft.
Use a potato masher or blender for a creamy effect.
Before serving, check the flavour add salt and pepper if needed.
Serve with garlic bread.