Pumpkin Lentil Soup

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100 g Leg Ham (the good quality you can afford; chopped finely)
200 g Toor Dal (pigeon split pea, washed)
1/2 Pumpkin (skinned, chopped)
1 Onion (chopped)
2 Zucchini (chopped)
2 Fresh Green Chilli (chopped)
1 bunch Coriander (chopped)
1/2 T Minced Ginger

1 t Fennel Seeds
1 t Cummin Seeds
1 t Coriander Seeds
1 t Kashimiri Chilli Powder (or use paprika if you don’t want to have the heat)

1. Heat 1T of oil in a pot, throw in the onion, ham and spices (use a mortar and pestle, slightly break the seeds) & ginger, sauté till the onion is soften
2. Add toor dal, pumpkin and water to submerge all. Cooked till the peas are soften in the centre.
3. Then add the coriander, zucchini, green chilli in, simmer for 10 min.
Serve with pita bread, crust bun.

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