Kamalaya’s Healthy And Delicious Detox Pumpkin Curry Recipe

Kamalaya's Healthy And Delicious Detox Pumpkin Curry Recipe
Karina Stewart

Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa Co-founder

Jun 13, 2019

Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa was named ‘Best Overseas Health & Wellness Retreat’ for the fourth time, in Luxury Travel Magazine’s Annual Gold List Awards. Located amid a lush, tropical landscape on the southern coast of Koh Samui, Thailand, the wellness property successfully integrates healing practices, therapies and philosophies from East and West in a serene environment. Best known for its range of Stress & Burnout programs, Kamalaya offers a wide choice of 14 wellness programs for a healthy lifestyle spanning from Sleep to Fitness.  Kamalaya is also well known for its healthy cuisine, and to create a little taste of Kamalaya at home, we have included a couple of winter warmer recipes to try at home…

Try this detox pumpkin curry recipe.

Detox Papaya Moo Ingredients

Dry large red chili, no seed Garlic 20g

Garlic 15g

Young galangal 10g

Lemon grass 25g

Kaffir lime leaves 2

Vegetable stock 100mL


  1. Combine all ingredients and blend till a fine paste.
  2. Store in the fridge for up to a week.

Pumpkin Curry Ingredients

Sliced pumpkin 70g

Sliced kohlrabi or other white vegetable 40g

Sliced okra 15g

Detox curry paste 40g

Coconut milk 250g

Red chili large sliced

Kaffir lime leaf

Sweet basil

Sea salt to taste


  1. Heat up the coconut milk in the pan until it startsto simmer.
  2. Add the curry paste, kaffir lime leave and season.
  3. Blanch the okra, pumpkin and kohlrabi in boilingwater and cool off in ice water.
  4. Add these vegetables to the curry and simmer for2 minutes more.
  5. Before serving add the sweet basil and garnishwith 3 slices of the chili.
  6. Best served with steamed rice or steamed ricenoodles.


By Karina Stewart

Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa Co-founder

D. Karina Stewart, Lic. Ac, DOM, as a founding partner of Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa, is committed to creating a place where healing and harmonious transformation can flourish. Born and raised in Mexico, Karina’s life journey has been greatly influenced by her mother’s interest in natural healing, meditation, yoga and spirituality. From the age of 14, when she began meditating and exploring Asian spiritual philosophies, Karina’s heart was opened to an existence of devotion and self discovery. Karina has twenty-two years of experience in the study and practice of diverse Asian healing and spiritual traditions. Prior to Kamalaya, Karina founded a health centre in Kathmandu, Nepal, where for seven years she practiced Oriental Medicine and produced a range of Chinese herbal products. Karina’s vision is behind Kamalaya’s integral wellness programs, which aims to access the inner healing power within each individual and support a harmonious integration of heart, body, mind, and spirit.


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