Mombasa Pumpkin Dessert


This dessert's coconut and creamy taste is irresistible! For the weight watchers this could be too much! You can add more sugar to this dish, according to your taste.

12 servings


  • 1 medium sugar pumpkin, seeded and cubed

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom


  1. Steam the pumpkin pieces for 5 to 10 minutes. Scoop flesh from skins.

  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the pumpkin flesh and sugar. Heat over medium-low temperature until sugar dissolves into the pumpkin. Add coconut and cardamom. Stir often. Cook until the mixture has thickened to thick pudding-like consistency.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

210 Calories
5g Fat
43g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 210
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 13mg 63%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 505mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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