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Pumpkin & Pork Fry

Christina Panmei
0 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Pumpkin & Pork Fry RECIPE

The combination of pumpkin and pork is a really good marriage of flavors, and when you add fermented bamboo shoot to's Christmas every time you have it. Serve this with, dal, hot rice, and some dried fish chutney.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Assam and North East
  • Frying
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 500 gms Sweet pumpkin diced
  2. 200 gms Port Fat
  3. 2 Medium sized onions diced
  4. Cup Fermented Bamboo Shoots
  5. 10 or more Dried red Chilies chopped in half
  6. Tsp Red Chili powder
  7. 6-8 garlic cloves
  8. salt to taste


  1. In a deep frying pan, on high heat, render the pork fat till you get the required amount of oil from it for cooking this dish. Take out the now lightly browned fat with a slotted spoon, and keep it aside.
  2. In this oil, toss in the diced onions, the red chilies, and fry for a minute or two. Then, add the diced pumpkin, pork fat, fermented bamboo shoot, and red chilies.
  3. Give it a good stir and cook it covered on high heat, stirring once in a while till the pumpkin begins to soften. Reduce heat to simmer, add the smashed garlic, and cook till the pork fat is cooked through and tender.

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Shweta Srivastava
Shweta Srivastava   Dec-01-2015

Amazing :D Would love to try this dish, however please suggest an alternative for fermented bamboo shoots?

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