- 4lbs pumpkin, diced
- 1lb onion, sliced
- 1.5 oz ginger, peeled and sliced
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- One bunch cilantro stems, tied with twine
- 3.5 ltr coconut milk
- 1/2-1 oz red curry paste
- 1/2-1 oz fish sauce
- 4-5 oz brown sugar
Water and salt as needed
Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot. Sweat the onion and ginger in the oil. Add the red curry paste and sauté to release its aroma. Add the squash, cilantro stems and the coconut milk. Cook until tender. Remove the cilantro and puree the soup.
Strain the soup and season with the fish sauce, brown sugar and salt. Thin the soup with water as needed.