3 1/2 pounds fresh pumpkin - cut into 1 inch cubes (aprox 1/2 of a smaller size pumpkin)
1 medium onion - cut into circles
2 cloves garlic - chopped
1 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp allspice
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
dash of clove
Carton chicken broth (900 ml)
small can coconut milk (aprox 5 oz)
Tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste
pure maple syrup (just under 1/4 cup)
*Cut Your pumpkin, discard seeds, stringy guck and peel. Cut about 3 to 3.5 pounds into 1 inch cubes.
*Peel onion and slice into rings.
*Put your broth into pot and add your pumpkin, garlic, onion and spices and bring to a boil.
* Once boiling, reduce to low and simmer for aprox 20 min or until pumpkin is tender.
* In batches process in blender or food processor until smooth and return to pot.
*Add coconut milk, lemon juice, maple syrup, salt and adjust to taste. If you like it a bit sweeter put the whole 1/4 cup of syrup in or if not stick with less.
*Serve with a little sprinkle of nutmeg on top and a side of rummy roasted seeds. Enjoy!!!