Stewed Pumpkin in Coconut Cream

Preparation info
  • Serves

    Four to Six

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Thai Food and Cooking

By Judy Bastyra and Becky Johnson

Published 2011

  • About

Fruit stewed in coconut milk is a popular dessert in Thailand. Pumpkins, bananas and melons can all be prepared in this simple but tasty way.


  • 1 kg/ lb kabocha pumpkin
  • 750 ml/


  1. Cut the pumpkin in half using a large, sharp knife, then cut away and discard the skin. Scoop out the seed cluster. Reserve a few seeds and throw away the rest. Using a sharp knife, cut the pumpkin flesh into pieces that are about 5 cm/2