INGREDIENTS: 1 kilogram ripe pumpkin 1 cup coconut cream 4 cups coconut milk 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt 6 cups clear slaked lime water
PREPARATION: 1. Clean the pumpkin well and peel off the skin. Halve the pumpkin and remove the seeds, cut into 1x2 1/2 cm pieces. Soak in slaked lime water for 30 minutes. 2. Mix the sugar salt, and coconut milk and cook over medium heat. 3. When the sugar has dissolved, strain and return to a boil. Add the pumpkin and cook until done. 4. Pour in the coconut cream and bring back to the boil, then remove from the heat. 5. Spoon into a dessert bowl and serve. Can be served hot or cold.
Tip: If the pumpkin is not soaked in slaked lime water, its texture will be soft and the coconut cream will be quite thick. Slaked lime water is a clear liquid made by mixing 2 tablespoons of slaked lime with 5 cups of water stirring well and leaving until the lime crystal have sunk The clear liquid is the poured out.