Cooking time: ¾ hour plus 1 ½hours for Basic Meat
2 ½ pints (1.25 liters) Basic Meat Broth plus
meat (see page 42)
2 lb (1kg) pumpkin, peeled and sliced
½ tablespoon ghee or substitute (see page 22)
1 tablespoon plain flour
Bring the Basic Meat Broth to the boil. Add the
pumpkin and cook slowly until tender – about 30
minutes. Remove from heat. Melt ghee in a small
saucepan and add the flour stirring gently until the
flour begins to brown. Add a little broth to the
flour mixture and stir well. Transfer the flour
mixture to the flour mixture and stir well.
Transfer the flour mixture to the broth and pumpkin.
Purée with a strainer or blender, return to the heat
and bring back to the boil. Adjust seasonings.