25g (1oz) butter
1 onion, peeled and chopped
1 carrot, peeled and chopped
350g (12oz) pumpkin, peeled and roughly chopped
750ml (11/4 pints) milk
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
150g (5oz) natural yogurt to serve
Dried pumpkin seeds to garnish, optional
Melt butter and gently fry onion and carrot for 5 mins, until softened.
Add pumpkin, milk and season to taste then bring gently to boil.
Cover and simmer gently for 30 minutes.
Liquidise then serve swirled with yogurt and garnish with pumpkin seeds.
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