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Pumpkin carrot with dried shrimps


After all the 'sinful' food we have had, it's time for a simple and easy peasant dish  ........ Pumpkin, carrot with dried shrimps.



pumpkin cubes, carrot slices and dried shrimps simmering in the pan  ......





Healthy and with all the goodness of pumpkin and carrot, sweet and tasty!

Recipe for Pumpkin carrot with dried shrimps

Ingredients
  • 350 gm pumpkin
  • 120 gm carrot
  • 20 gm dried shrimps, soaked
  • 4 pips garlic, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1.1/2 cups water
Preparation
  1. Cut up the pumpkin into cubes and the carrot into slices.
  2. Saute the chopped garlic with the oil till fragrant.
  3. Toss in the soaked dried shrimps, add in salt, stir-fry.
  4. Add in the pumpkin cubes and carrot slices, stir-fry for a while and add in the water.
  5. Simmer till the pumpkin and carrot are soft.
  6. Dish out and serve hot with rice.

Comments

  1. Looks delicious! I had something similar today but with yam hehe

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  2. This really looks and sounds delicious! I'm not sure where I've been but, I've never heard of using dried shrimp. Sounds interesting!

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  3. My mus used to cook me something similar too. I would love to try them again!

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  4. Such a delicious dish with pumpkin carrot and shrimp! I would love to try it!

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  5. I seldom cook pumpkin, family members don't really appreciate this.

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  6. 3 hungry tummies
    Pumpkin with yam or yam and carrot?
    Sounds interesting.

    Pam
    It's quite the norm here cooking pumpkin with dried shrimps.

    Angie
    Nostalgic?

    5 Star Foodie
    Please do, you'll enjoy it.

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  7. Never thought of shrimps and pumpkin! Sweetness.

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  8. penny, maybe you can try it out and see whether you like it.

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  9. Sonia, I wasn't a fan of pumpkin but my other half is and he's always bugging me to cook dishes with pumpkin. Now, I quite like it too because it's very nutritious.

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  10. Are they dried shrimps or fresh small shrimps? Cos your dried shrimps look so big!

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  11. hey, my mum used to cook this dish for us when we were young:D I quite like it but my sons don't so doesn't look like I am going to be able to eat this for quite sometime, unless I intend to eat it all by myself.

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  12. I'm not a pumpkin lover but I might love to take this with my rice. Btw, I've something for you. Please kindly stop by my blog to collect it. Have a nice day!
    Cheers, Kristy

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  13. What a colourful and delicious-looking dish! As long as there are prawns/shrimps, I like it...mmmm Plus there's pumpkin...another of my favourite.

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  14. 3 hungry tummies
    Oh, yam is also my favourite.

    tigerfish
    Dried shrimps. There are a few types, the bigger ones are slightly dearer.

    Jeannie
    Pumpkin has plenty of goodness, a rich source of beta-carotene.

    Kristy
    Oh, thanks, will do in a jiffy.

    Mary
    Thanks, perhaps you can substitute with butternut squash.

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  15. My mum-in-law cooked this once, so good! I think she puts turmeric inside too.

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  16. pigpigscorner
    For colour you mean? On its own, the colour is just great, never tried adding in turmeric though.

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