Thai Pumpkin and Coconut Pudding

Thai Pumpkin and Coconut Pudding

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Dessert

Type: Thai

You will be pleasantly surprised to realize that pumpkin can be made into a delicious pudding


  • Pumpkin, peeled, cubed and steamed 2 cups
  • Coconut milk 3 tbsps
  • Desiccated coconut ½ cup
  • Rice flour 1 cup
  • Sugar 1 cup
  • Cornmeal ¼ cup
  • Salt ½ tsp


  • Put pumpkin, rice flour, sugar, coconut milk, cornmeal, desiccated coconut and salt in a mixer and grind to a smooth paste.
  • Pour the paste into a mould.
  • Heat sufficient water in a steamer. Place a steel bowl inverted in the steamer, place the pudding bowl over it and cover with a lid and steam for 20 minutes.
  • To check if the pudding is set, allow it to cool and then insert a toothpick or knife gently. If it comes out clean, it is set. Then run the knife along the edges to loosen, and upturn the mould on a serving platter to demould the pudding.
  • Cut into slices and serve.