Good morning! Today's RECIPE is a favorite of ours, Pumpkin Kuih/Steamed Savory Pumpkin. It's nutritious and a great breakfast or teatime item.
PUMPKIN KUIH by Mama Ding's Kitchen
Prep time: 15mins. Cook time: 35 mins. Servings: 6 - 8
500g of steamed and mashed pumpkin
200g minced meat(chicken/pork)
20g/8 pips garlic, finely minced
80g/3 thumb-sized piece ginger, skinned and pounded/blended
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 and 1/2 cup rice flour
1/2 cup tapioca starch
1 tbsp glutinous rice flour(optional)
1 and 1/2 cups water
1 tsp salt or to taste
1/2 tsp white pepper powder or to taste
2 tbsp cooking oil
Ingredients for topping:
3 chillies, deseeded and finely chopped
4 stalks spring onions, finely chopped
fried shallot crisps, as much as desired
Heat cooking oil in a wok/pan. Saute ginger until fragrant and slightly browned. Add in minced garlic. Stir fry till slightly browned. Add the mince meat and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for 5mins then dish up and set aside.
Prepare an 8x8" tray for steaming. Line with parchment paper/banana leaves.
In a large bowl, mix the pumpkin puree, rice flour, tapioca starch, glutinous rice flour(if using), water, salt and pepper to taste. Mix well until you get a smooth mixture.
Heat a wok/pot to medium. Add the pumpkin mixture and cook over medium heat for 5mins or until thickened. Add the semi-cooked minced meat mixture. Mix well. Turn off heat.
Prepare a steamer.
Scoop pumpkin and minced meat mixture into your lined tray.
Flatten the top with a spatula.
Steam over high heat for 25mins.
When done, remove from heat. Sprinkle the top with fried shallot crisps, chopped chillies and spring onions.
Allow to cool before cutting.
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