Mombasa Pumpkin Dessert

    Mombasa Pumpkin Dessert


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    About this recipe: This dessert's coconut and creamy taste is irresistible! For the weight watchers this could be too much! You can add more or less sugar to this dish, according to your taste.

    Serves: 4 

    • 1 medium sugar pumpkin, seeded and cubed
    • 400g caster sugar
    • 250ml coconut milk
    • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Steam the pumpkin pieces for 5 to 10 minutes. Scoop flesh from skins.
    2. In a medium saucepan, combine the pumpkin flesh and sugar. Cook over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves into the pumpkin. Add coconut and cardamom. Stir often. Cook until the mixture has thickened to thick porridge-like consistency.

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    Very tasty, I only put in 120 gms of sugar and found that was plenty. The mixture did not thicken as much as I expected but I'm going to serve it with stewed apple next time and might try adding some apple to the pumpkin mix next time I make it, just a thought - 25 Oct 2014

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