Persian Lamb or Beef Pumpkin Stew

Recipe by LikeItLoveIt
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Brown the meat and add about 1 and 1/2 cups water.
  • Add tomato paste, turmeric, cinnamon, saffron and salt and pepper and sauteed onion.
  • Cook covered ata simmer for about 1 and 1/2 to two hours.
  • Meat should be tender and nearly falling apart stage.
  • You may need to add water during cooking but you shouldn't end up with more than the stated amount.
  • You don't want a watery stew.
  • In the meantime, seed the pumpkin and slice into 2X2 inch pieces and peel.
  • Brown on both sides in corn oil.
  • The pumpkin should become brown in some places and somewhat flexible but not totally cooked.
  • Add to meat and cook covered an additional 20-30 minutes until tender but not falling apart.
  • A fork should go into the pumpkin easily but not break it up.
  • Add the prunes the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  • They shouldn't really cook too much but should get warm.
  • Serve over hot basmatic rice.
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