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Colombo De Giraumon (Spicy Pumpkin)

Type: Vegetables
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Onion - finely sliced
2   Tomatoes - chopped
1   Garlic clove - crushed, up to 2
1 tablespoon 15mlSultanas - golden raisins
2 teaspoons 10mlCurry powder
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSugar - optional
3   -- crushed
1   Lemon - juice of
1/2   Red chili peppers - finely chopped
2 tablespoons 30mlOil
1 lb 454g / 16ozPumpkin - * peeled & cut in
  Salt & pepper - 1 inch cubes

Recipe Instructions

* the pumpkin in the recipe is not the pumpkin that we use for Jack O' Lanterns, it is the orange squash that is called "pumpkin" in West Indian groceries First, heat the oil in a heavy pan and then add the onion. Saute until it is transparent and then add the garlic and cook that also. Next put in the curry powder, ground cloves, the chopped tomatoes, sultanas and sugar.

Sprinkle the lemon juice over. Cover, and cook very gently for 30-40 minutes or until pumpkin is tender, stirring frequently to ensure that it does not catch. Season and serve to accompany main dishes and rice.

"The World in Your Kitchen: Vegetarian Recipes" by Troth Wells posted by Anne MacLellan


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