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Pumpkin Rice




Yet another one pot meal, introduced by a close friend of mine, easy and simple to cook especially for two people.



the rice is just cooked in the rice cooker .......... give it a stir, add salt to taste 




this is indeed delicious, wholesome, full of pumpkin goodness, protein, all in one ........


Recipe for Pumpkin Rice

Ingredients
  • 300 gm Pumpkin, cut into cubes
  • 100 gm pork fillet, diced
  • 20 gm dried shrimps
  • 3 pips garlic, chopped
  • *1 cup Taj Mahal Herba Ponni rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 Tbsp ol for frying
  • Spring onions for garnishing
Seasoning
  • 2  Tsp light soya sauce
  • 2  Tsp Oyster sauce
  • 1  Tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2  Tsp salt
  • 1/2  Tsp dark soya sauce
  • 1/2  Tsp sugar
  • a dash of pepper

Preparation
  1. Saute the chopped garlic till fragrant, add in the dried shrimps.
  2. Add in the seasoned meat, pumpkin cubes and 2 Tbsp of water and fry till semi-cooked.  Dish out and set aside.
  3. Wash and cook rice in rice cooker with 3 cups of water.
  4. After cooking for about 10 to 15 mins., place the semi cooked pumpkin, meat on top of the rice.
  5. Let rice rest in 'keep warm' cycle for 5 min. 
  6. Mix up the rice, add salt, light soya sauce to taste and drizzle in some sesame oil.
  7. Garnish with chopped spring onions, a dash of pepper and a sprinkling of shallot crisps, if desired.
  8. Serve with some chopped bird's eye/ chilly padi.
Note
*  Taj Mahal Herba Ponni rice absorbs more water and increases in bulk when cooked. 
    Ratio : 1 cup rice to 2.5 or 3 times water
    1 cup rice gives 4 servings.
    For ordinary rice, use 2 cups rice and 3 cups water. 

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Comments

  1. It has been ages since I last had pumpkin rice...must try it!

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  2. I love pumpkin, and this dish looks delicious.

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  3. Hmm...mm..yum, looks great! I shall make this one of these days. Thanks!

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  4. Wow..this is a great one dish meal. Simple and yet delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe:)

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  5. love this!!...now, someone will be having this for dinner next week!

    ....question: will the meat cook with the 'keep warm' cycle on the rice cooker?

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  6. It's a great one pot meal. It's very easy to make and they look delicious. I bet they are. Thanks for sharing another delicious and easy recipe. I think I would have to use jasmine rice for this though. We don't have the Taj Mahal rice.

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  7. Hi
    Angie's Recipes
    That's the first time I cooked it. Didn't like pumpkin before, but my other half loves it, but now, I've no regrets.

    Laura
    Ya, it's really delicious and easy too.

    My Little Space
    Quick and easy meal. Cook this, whip up a vegetable soup and that's it.

    You're welcome Elin. Senang, senang.

    Alvin
    I know who's going to have it for dinner. The meat will be cooked because you fry all the ingredients, half cooked prior to putting in the pot. Blanch some vegetables or make a soup, and that's a meal. If you have chilli padi, best! Also made yam/taro rice, will post later.

    Divina
    Jasmine rice will be fine too. Most of my recipes are very simple, one pot meal. We call it 'yat wok sook',(Cantonese) literal translation
    '1 wok cooked', ha, ha.

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  8. I added some chinese mushroom to your recipe and it tasted fabulous. Hubby liked the dish very much.

    Rotterdam ICON

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  9. Hi ICON
    Thanks. Chinese mushrooms will also make a good combination. If you want a 'woo tau koh' recipe
    visit 'peacockflower's world', Jackie has posted her recipe, looks very yummy.

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