I was at the market yesterday and pumpkins are in season. Pumpkins are rich in antioxidant, vitamin A and C . The main nutrient is lutein which is good for the eyes. Is really sweet and creamy on its own. Below is a recipe for braised ribs with pumpkin.
400gm pumpkin, cube or thickly sliced
450gm short ribs
80gm of raw peanuts ( or can peanuts)
1pc of bean curb , cubed
1tbsp oyster sauce
1tbsp soy sauce
1tbsp so diced garlic
1tbsp of thinly sliced ginger
Pepper to taste
Heat up the wok and pour in 2tbsp of oil and sauté the garlic and ginger for a minute on medium heat. Add the ribs and all the seasoning . Stir fried till ribs changed colour. Then add the raw peanuts (if using raw peanuts) and fried for a minute to two. Add water bring to a boil on high heat, reduce to low heat and simmer for 45 mins . Next put in the pumpkin, bean curb and can peanuts if you are using can peanuts and simmer for another 10 to 15 mins,. Put on high heat till the sauce is thick. Lastly, add 1tbsp of Chinese wine (shaoxing wine) before turning off heat. Is best to serve hot with white rice.