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Vcon: Pumpkin Saag

Posted by: Lindsay S. Nixon |

I've had my eye on this recipe in Vcon for a while. I love cooking with fresh pumpkin and Scott's always up for Indian dishes. Unfortunately, we found it to be quite bland. However, I did omit the 3 tbsp of peanut oil called for (I cooked with broth/water instead). I knew I'd lose some flavor without the oil, but I didn't expect to lose all of it. If you do decide to make this dish (and you cook without oil like me) I recommend double or tripling the spices. Scott ended up dousing his with chalula (hot sauce) and I added a lot of fresh lime juice to mine. We served it over wild rice, which helped add some flavor too. vconpumpkinsaag.JPG  
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