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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Fried Pumpkin Blossoms

Fried Pumpkin Blossoms

Fried Pumpkin Blossoms




Pumpkin blossoms are delicious battered and fried. Pumpkin blossoms have a long food history as an edible part of the pumpkin plant in Africa. Pumpkin blossoms prettify your garden, and bring beauty and an interesting flavor to your mealtime. Pumpkin blossoms add flavor and color to any dish served up in the kitchen.

Pumpkin Blossoms



Fried Pumpkin Blossoms


Ingredients
12 large fresh pumpkin blossoms
2/3 cup self-rising flour
2 tablespoons water
2 large eggs, beaten
1/2 teaspoon good quality curry powder, optional
Salt and pepper to taste
Corn oil for frying


Directions
In a medium bowl, mix flour in water and eggs until smooth. Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Dip three pumpkin blossoms at a time in batter to coat, fry on each side until crisp and golden. Drain on paper towels. Serve as a side to grilled meats or as a topping for salads.



Fried Pumpkin Blossoms


Did you know?

Egusi seeds are the seeds of plants of squash, melon, gourd, pumpkin etc which after being dried and ground are used as an ingredient in East and West African recipes.

Egusi seeds are the seeds of plants of squash, melon, gourd, pumpkin etc
Pumpkin seeds

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