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Pumpkin And Mixed Vegetable Stew

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  Butternut squash 1 , peeled and cut into cubes
  Pumpkin 1⁄4 , peeled and cubed
  Potato 1 , peeled and cubed
  Tomatoes 2 , cubed
  Onions 1 , diced (Fresh Or Dry)
  Hot chili 5
  Carrots 4 , peeled and sliced
  Canned chickpeas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parsley 1 Teaspoon, cut
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Dry apricots 1 Cup (16 tbs) (A Handful)
  Basil 1 Tablespoon
  Cilantro 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oil/Oil spray 2 Tablespoon

1. Sauté the onions, start by adding the vegetables that take longer to cook, start with the butternut squash, pumpkins, potatoes and carrots.
2. Cover the pot and let cook for few minutes before you start adding the rest of the ingredients.
3. Add your hot chilies if you are using any.
4. Add your spices, tomatoes and parsley, mix, cover and let cook for few minutes more.
5. Add the tomato paste with water, mix and let cook for few minutes.
6. Add the cinnamon and the ginger.
7. Add water, chickpeas, dry apricots, the basil and cilantro.
8. It will take about 40 minutes till the stew is fully cooked.
9. Make sure the vegetables are all soft but not to the point that they become mushy.

10. Serve hot with rice on the side. Enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Pumpkin and mixed vegetable stew is a great way to eat all your required vegetable for a day in one helping. It looks vibrant with all the colors from different vegetables and tastes pleasant with the fish herbs and spices. Take a look at the video clip for the detailed recipe.

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