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Pumpkin Stew

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Serves: 4-6

  • 2 medium sugar pumpkins (cut in half and roasted in the oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes)
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large sliced thinly onions
  • salt (to taste)
  • pepper (to taste)
  • turmeric (to taste)
  • 1 large lemon (juice of)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon rosewater
  • 1 cup split peas
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 cup hot water


Pumpkin Stew is a community recipe submitted by Raha Lane and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In a large, deep, and heavy bottom pot, fry onions in oil until fragrant and golden around the edges, approximately 10-15 minutes on medium high heat.
  • Stir in pumpkins and split peas. Season with salt, pepper, and turmeric. Add lemon juice, brown sugar, and rose water. Add tomato sauce and hot water. Stir well.
  • Bring to gentle boil and lower heat to bring stew to a gentle simmer.
  • Continue cooking with lid on for 45 minutes. The stew is ready, when thickened and split peas are cooked through.
  • Additional Information

    You may add chicken pieces or meat balls to onions, then add seasonings, pumpkin, split peas, and etc...

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