Pumpkin stew

Pumpkin stew

Another delicious Iranian stew is the pumpkin stew, which has a special taste.

ingredients :

  • Stew meat: 300 grams
  • Pumpkin: 1 kg
  • Onion: 2 pcs
  • Bukhara plums: 100 grams
  • Tomato paste ‚ÄĆFrench: 1 tbsp
  • Cinnamon: 1 teaspoon
  • Brew saffron: 1 tbsp
  • Oil: To the extent necessary
  • Salt and pepper: To the extent necessary

Method of preparation:

First, wash the squash and after peeling, chop it into small crescents. Then chop a number of onions and fry in a pan containing oil until slightly golden.

Now add the chopped squash to the hot onion and fry with it.

Then chop another onion. Now fry the chopped onion in oil. While the onion is frying, add the pieces of meat and fry with the onion.

To cook the meat, add 2 cups of boiled water to the mixture of meat and hot onion and place in a bowl to cook the meat over low heat.

Add saffron dissolved in boiling water to flavor the meat during cooking.

While the meat is cooking, wash the plums well and soak them in water for half an hour. In the final stages of cooking the meat, add the plums along with the tomato paste.

Before adding the tomato paste to the meat, fry it in a little oil to create a better color in the food.

Due to the fact that the pumpkin is cooked and crushed quickly, especially if the pieces are small and thin,

After adding the squash, do not heat the stew on the stove stove for a long time. For this purpose, according to the size of the pumpkin pieces, a quarter to half an hour is enough.

Also add cinnamon as well as salt and pepper with squash.

If you like this stew with a slightly sour taste, add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice to it.

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