Uganda – Pumpkin Vegetable Recipe

By Breila Jack

Uganda is among the country that cultivates vegetable and fruits, almost every house you visit in Uganda must have a garden for Vegetable cultivating.

Pumpkins also takes their chance of among the Vegetable cultivated in Uganda.

Let us prepare this cuisine with almost 15 minutes to be a meal for 2 people, welcome to share with us this taste.


  • 2 bunch of hands of pumpkin leaves.
  • 1 coconut.
  • 1 carrot.
  • 1 bulb onion.
  • 1 green pepper.
  • 1 packet of grinded ground nuts.
  • Salt.
  • Oil. (sometimes-it’s not necessary)

Cooking steps

  • Wash pumpkin leaves and cut them into small leaves pieces.
  • Wash onion, carrot and green pepper and cut them into slightly small piecces
  • Using frying pan, add oil and start by frying onions, carrots and green pepper pieces for 3 minutes. (make sure they are not burn)
  • Add pumpkin leaves and salt, cover the top let it boil for 4 minutes.
  • Open the top and add coconut, stir the mix and let it boil for 2 minutes.
  • Add grinded ground nuts in the mix, and leave it to boil for 3 minutes. (check for burn-keep stir after some time)
  • Our cusine is ready for breackfast with bread, lunch and dinner with any favoured food, enjoy the taste.
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