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Pumpkin Sauté   Veg  HT  ACC  Mauritian  45mins


Mauritian Name : Touffe Giraumon


Serves 4     Hot  Vegetarian  Vegetables  Accompaniment  Gluten Wheat Dairy free    Mauritius  Africa  African



2 tbsp Vegetable Oil

˝ teasp Fenugreek Seeds 

1 Onion, sliced

1 Garlic Clove, thinly sliced

2 dried Chillies, cut into small pieces

3 Curry Leaves

675g/1˝lb Pumpkin, peeled and cubed

A  pinch of Sugar


2 tbsp Water

Fresh Thyme leaves to garnish




1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan add the fenugreek  seeds and fry for about 30 seconds.


2. Add the onion, garlic, chili pieces and curry leaves and stir-fry for one minute.


3. Add the pumpkin, sugar, salt and water, mix well, cover and cook for about 25-35 minutes or until the pumpkin is very soft. 


4. To serve - transfer to a heated serving dish and sprinkle with the fresh thyme leaves. Serve immediately.




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