This pumpkin is very popular in France, and is a mixture of names potiron and marron translated means chestnut flavored pumpkin.

People :

4

Preparation time :

20 min

Difficulty:

Easy

Description

Esta publicación está disponible en: Spanish

Ingredients
  • 1 Potimarron pumpkin (apx 2kg)
  • 5gr. Cumin
  • 20cl Olive oil 0.4
  • Water for cooking
  • Poppy seeds
Preparation
  1. Peel the pumpkin, cut it in half and take out all the seeds.
  2. Cut into small pieces, then heat some oil in a large sauce pan  and add the pumpkin stirring for 5 minutes. Add the cumin and continue to sauté for another 5 minutes.
  3. Cover the pumpkin with water and add a little salt and when the pumpkin has absorbed all the water add more until the pumpkin has cooked.
  4. When it has cooked mash until creamy and if necessary add a little more water (but not to much as this is cream of pumpkin and not a soup), add a little more salt if needed.
  5. Just before serving take a small amount of the pumpkin cream and mix with a little water, until it looks like a soup then blend with an electric blender and pour over the cream of pumpkin and decorate with a few poppy seeds.

Additional information

People :

4

Preparation time :

20 min

Difficulty:

Easy