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Ginataang Hipon at Kalabasa(Shrimp in coconut cream & pumpkin)


This is my wife home cooking, A local dish she learned from her grand mother. You can enjoy pairing this with fried fish or pork. A simple dish that full of healthy ingredients. . . Did you know that pumpkins contains lots of anti-oxidant vitamins A and C, as well as zinc and alpha-hydroxy-acids which helps to reduce the signs of aging. It is also rich in beta carotene – Research shows that people who eat a diet rich in beta-carotene are less likely to develop certain cancers than those who fail to include beta-carotene-rich foods in their diet…

Ingredients: (good for 4-6 persons)

  • 32 tbsp oil
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 meduim onion
  • 12-15 pcs shrimp
  • 3 tbsp shrimp paste
  • 1 small pumpkin(peeled and cut evenly bite size)
  • 6-8strings of beans (cut 2 inched)
  • 6-8 pcs ocra
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream

Procedure:

  • In a pan, heat oil and saute garli and onion, add shrimp paste. add in pumpkin and simmer for 2-3 minutes. add in coconut milk, shrimp, ocra and string beans. bring to a boil until all veggies are half tender.
  • seasoned with a littl smile and serve…… 
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