The pumpkin adds a smidgen more zing to that normal, worn out plain bubbled white rice. It adds both a pleasant variety and flavor to the rice. You need to attempt the recipe.
The straightforward side taste perfect as well as extremely simple to plan and pumpkin is exceptionally solid.
This pumpkin rice recipe is likewise reasonable for veggie lovers and vegetarians.
What Is Pumpkin Rice?
Pumpkin rice is sweet pumpkin cooked with plain rice giving it a radiant yellow orange tone.
On the off chance that the pumpkin is sweet the rice dish will likewise have a sweet taste to it.
The Pumpkin Type
The kind of pumpkin that outfit in Jamaica have green skin and at some point with orange/peach become flushed and the tissue is a dazzling yellow orange.
This kind of pumpkin have a sweet taste, which adds to the scrumptious taste of the dish.
You can likewise get this kind of pumpkin to by beyond Jamaican, attempt any Caribbean grocery store.
The most effective method to Cook It
Very much like you would while cooking bubbled white rice, you simply add a couple of steps prior to adding the rice.
- First you set up the pumpkin, wash, strip, seeds eliminated and put it to cook with thyme and minimal salt.
- The most effective method to cook Jamaican pumpkin rice
- When the pumpkin is cooked, crush the pumpkin in the water prior to adding the rice. Then, at that point, wash the rice and add it to the pot.
- Some time ago I use to utilize margarine when I am cooking rice, however nowadays I attempt to eat a smidgen more sound I never again spread in my cooking.
- Rather than adding spread to my rice, I utilize additional virgin oil as the recipe shows. Presently, you can utilize spread assuming that you wish, truth be told this recipe initially had margarine in it so it takes care of business.
- Add an inch of water over the rice in the pot, cover and pass on to cook.
What To Serve It With?
- Rice dishes are so adaptable they work out positively for all most any principal dish, this pumpkin rice is the same. Serve pumpkin rice with your #1 primary dish.
- The sweet taste of this dish goes so well with the exquisite of this prawns and okra steamed in coconut milk dish.
- To have sweet on sweet serve it with our Jamaican earthy colored stew chicken fundamental dish.
1 ½ cup Rice
1 cup Pumpkin pieces
1 tsp Extra Virgin oil
3 Sprig of thyme
Salt however you would prefer
- Wash, strip and harvest the pumpkin into little lumps.
- Add the pumpkin to a pot with barely sufficient water to cover them. Add the thyme and ¼ tsp of salt. Put to cook on medium intensity
- When the pumpkin is cooked, squash it in the water.
- Wash the rice with top water until the water is clear.
- Pour in the pot alongside the squash pumpkin.
- Add sufficient water to be about an inch over the rice in the pot.
- A the additional virgin oil. Add salt on a case by case basis.
- Cover the pot. When the fluid began to bubble, turn the intensity down and let the rice steam for 15 to 20 minutes or until the fluid is decreased and the rice is cooked.