From soups, desserts to beers, pumpkin has over the years been a common meal across the world. However, in the USA pumpkin recipes are only popular during the thanksgiving period. And unfortunately, many homes end up cooking the same pumpkin recipes for years.
To help you get ready for the next pumpkin season with new and delicious recipes here is a list of 10 pumpkin recipes a few people know, these recipes come from across the world.
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Kar’ Assaly is a delicious Egyptian pumpkin pie, filled with different flavors to make the perfect pie. To make this pie, pour the pumpkin puree mixed with honey, cinnamon, cardamom, and orange water on the crust. On the edges of the crust, the pie is filled with shredded coconut, raisins, and nuts. To add extra sweetness the pie is topped with vanilla sauce and one can also add honey for extra sweetness.
Pampoenkoekies is a South African pumpkin snack made from pumpkin puree, sugar, milk, eggs, and spices. This unique pumpkin recipe is a tasty treat for your entire family.
Camarão na moranga, made from pumpkin and shrimp this Brazilian dish melts in your mouth, leaving your palate yearning for more. The pumpkin and shrimp mixture is baked in the pumpkin ensuring it retains that pumpkin feel, you can pair the dish with white rice
Challaw kadu for a simpler yet delicious pumpkin meal then the challaw kadu is a great addition to your recipe book. To make this meal, fry the pumpkin in a mixture of onion, garlic, chili powder, tomato sauce, and turmeric. Though optional you may also add a few pieces of lamb or beef. Once ready serve challaw kadu alongside rice and yogurt for extra freshness.
Canh bi do thit is an indigenous Vietnam pumpkin dish made from a mixture of minced pork belly, mushrooms, salt, sugar, and pepper for seasoning and green onions. This pumpkin recipe is easy to prepare and the ingredients are easily available.
Olad’i iz tykvy is a pumpkin pancake recipe with a Russian touch. This recipe brings the sweetness in the pumpkin by infusing chocolate chips and blueberries to bring out the perfect pancake. The pancake has a silky texture and is best served with a sprinkle of honey, cream or jam.
Nhopi, enjoy African pumpkin porridge, a popular dish in Zimbabwe. This meal strikes a perfect balance between the sweet and sour in pumpkin mixed with peanut and cornmeal. Nhopi is a great breakfast meal and can even substitute oatmeal.
Calabaza en tacha a pumpkin dessert indigenous to the Mexicans. If you have come across tough skin pumpkin then this is the perfect recipe. Made from a tough skin pumpkin.
Kaddu ka halwa is a great treat for the kids. The dish is made from grated pumpkin, then cooed in ghee mixed with cashew nuts, milk, and sugar.
Ghapama is a stuffed pumpkin dish, with rice, raisins, and nuts. Ghapama is a popular celebratory dish among the Armenians.
These unique pumpkin dishes are a great way to experience different cultures across the world, spice up your kitchen during the holidays with these pumpkin dishes.
Peter has been a keen blogger and amateur food critic for over 20 years. When eating and drink Peter loves spending time with his family and friends.