• Serves 4
  • 50 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 11 Ingredients


A spicy winter warmer

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 1/4 cup Oil
  • 1 med. Onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 4 cm piece Ginger, grated
  • 1/4 cup Red curry paste
  • 1.5 kg Butternut or jap pumpkin, cubed
  • 2 med Potatos, diced
  • 1 cup Coconut cream, plus extra to serve
  • 16 Green prawns
  • 1 Long red chili sliced
  • 1/2 bunch Coriander, chopped


  1. Heat 2 the oil in pan ,add onion,garlic and ginger,cook for 5 minutes .Add curry paste and cook for further minute
  2. Stir in pumpkin and potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Cook,stirring often,for 5 minutes. Add3 cups of water and coconut cream and simmer for 20 minutes. Purée until smooth
  3. Heat remaining oil in large frying pan over medium heat. Add prawns,chili and coriander. Season with salt and pepper and cook for2-3 minutes,stirring occasionally or until golden
  4. Paddle into bowls. Serve with extra coconut cream and top with prawns


All credit to my daughter for this recipe. It's an easy winter warming recipe. The amount of chillies can be adjusted to suit personal taste

  • Love pumpkin soup. Will have to try this!


  • It looks nice never thought to put chilli and prawn in my pumpkin soup thanks for sharing


  • What an interesting twist on a classic recipe


  • Love the idea of this minus the prawns.


  • A great winter warmer and recipe idea, thanks.


  • Love spicy food and this soup looks so delicious


  • A soup full of flavour,lovely!


  • It looks amazing and I love me a good pumpkin soup thankyou


  • This one looks so yummy. Will be pinning it for later on in the week .


  • Pumpkin soup is my daughters favourite soup, it’s the only way she’ll eat pumpkin. I love the addition of spice


  • what a lovely fresh tasting soup I will have mine without prawns as I don’t eat seafood – thank you for sharing this recipe


  • Love soup and love curry – so the perfect combination for me – curry soup. Pumpkin is a wonderful vegetable for soup too. This soup looks so tasty and good too!

    • Like the extra chilli’s tip – love them and will be generous with them! :)


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