Muboora Recipe (Pumpkin Leaves)
Muboora Recipe (Pumpkin Leaves)

Muboora Recipe (Pumpkin leaves)

1/2 kg pumpkin leaves, peeled, washed and chopped roughly
I medium onion chopped
3 medium fresh tomatoes chopped
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
I/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon curry powder (madras)
Salt to season

Method

1. In a medium sized pot, place 1 cup of water and leave until it starts to boil. Add bicarbonate of soda, it should sizzle in the water, creating almost a white foam.
2. Immediately add the pumpkin leaves and leave to cook for a minute or two. Add vegetable oil, onions and tomatoes and stir in mixing ingredients well.
3. Add madras and black pepper then season with salt and leave to cook for 20-25mins until leaves are soft and well-wilted and almost a quarter of stock is left.
4. Serve with sadza while piping hot.

Peel and wash leaves
Peel and wash leaves
Roughly Chop Leaves
Roughly Chop Leaves
Boil a cup of water
Boil a cup of water
Add bicarbonate of soda
Add bicarbonate of soda
Add the leaves in the water
Add the leaves in the water
Cook leaves for a minute or two
Cook leaves for a minute or two
Add onions and vegetable oil
Add onions and vegetable oil
Add tomatoes, madras and black pepper then season with salt
Add tomatoes, madras and black pepper then season with salt
Once cooked, should be well-wilted and soft
Once cooked, should be well-wilted and soft
Advertisements