Pumpkin and Saltfish

Pumpkin and Saltfish

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Seafood, Vegetarian
Cuisine: East Indian
Servings: 5
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 1 1/2 lb pumpkin diced
  • 1/2 lb saltfish
  • 6 leaves chadon beni divided
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 chives chopped
  • Pepper to taste


  • Boil and clean the saltfish. In a deep pot, over a medium flame, add the oil and saute the onion and garlic. Then add the chopped chive and chadon beni. Allow to fry for about a minute.
  • Add the pumpkin and mix thoroughly. According to the type of pumpkin you have you may have to add a little water. Cook for about fifteen minutes or until soft.
  • Then add the saltfish, the leaves of the chadon beni.. At this time you could also lower the flame to help evaporate some of the excess water. When most of the water has evaporated add pepper to taste.


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