Pumpkin Rice

Posted by Admin on Food & Drinks
Pumpkin again, Yes, it is another pumpkin recipe! Combining the process of cooking rice and steaming pumpkin into ONE step. Thus, making this a hassle-free, time saving and energy conserving recipe! Orangey-yellow pumpkins with green skin cubes in between white rice mingle with some unpolished brown rice, plus some lovely white and black sesame seeds on top. It just looks so attractive.

Preparation: 10 mins, Cooking time: 15 mins

Ingredients (serves 2)
° 200g rice, washed and drained
° 400ml water
° 150g Japanese pumpkin, removed seeds and cut into cubes
° 1 teaspoon olive oil
° ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
° 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds

Method
1. Combine the rice, water, pumpkin, oil and salt into an electric rice cooker, mix well and turn it on.
2. When done, leave the cooked rice to rest, covered, for 5-10 minutes. Fluff with a fork, sprinkle some toasted sesame seeds and serve hot.